Thoracic lymphadenopathy on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Increasing SOB ?infection.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

No focal consolidation, collapse or pneumothorax. No large pleural effusion. Widened right paratracheal stripe, loss of normal AP window contour and left hilar mass, most in keeping with lymphadenopathy. Right sided brachial port with tip projecting at the cavo-atrial junction. 

Modality: CT

CT confirms right paratracheal and AP window lymphadenopathy. 

Case Discussion

The patient has a known history of breast cancer and this lymphadenopathy represents metastatic disease. 

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Case Information

rID: 29405
Case created: 23rd May 2014
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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