Wavy thymus

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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CXR obtained for ? pneumonia

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
X-ray

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Case Discussion

Wavy thymus incidentally seen on a neonate.

The lungs are hyperinflated. There is some interstitial thickening bilaterally but there are no major areas of collapse or consolidation. Pleural spaces are dry. There is no air leak. There is no underlying cardiovascular abnormality with the arch being left sided and the trachea, adequately patent. The visualized bones are unremarkable.

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Case information

rID: 8249
Case created: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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