From the case: Tuberculous neck nodes

Coronal CT
Coronal C+ portal venous phase
Coronal CT
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ CT through the neck and chest demonstrates large nodes particularly on the right with central low density are noted. Extensive mediastinal nodal...”

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