Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ In this case the multinodular goitre is so enlarged it extends into the superior mediastinum, resulting in the cervicothoracic sign. ”

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  • Cervicothoracic sign - “ The cervicothoracic sign, a variation of the silhouette sign, helps to localize a mass in the superior mediastinum on frontal chest radiographs as...”
  • Multinodular goitre - “ Multinodular goitre (MNG) is defined as an enlarged thyroid gland (i.e. goitre) due to multiple nodules which may have normal, decreased or increa...”
  • Mediastinal mass - “ Mediastinal mass may be caused by a wide variety of neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathologies. It is helpful to identify the location of the mass ...”

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