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Anterior Mediastinal Mass - metastatic carcinoid tumor

Davies BWD - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Anterior Mediastinal Mass - metastatic carcinoid tumor

History: 54 year old male smoker with four week history of white frothy cough. Pt with family history of lung cancer

Findings: CXR: Intrathoracic mass which appears to arise from anterior mediastinum and involves the right mid lung field. Also large right sided pleural effusion. CT: Large anterior mediastinal and hilar masses on right side with associated pleural effusion and nodular pleural soft tissue densities.

Ddx: The 6 T's of the anterior mediastinum: Thyroid gland Thymic lesions Thymomas (Germ cell tumors) Terrible lymphoma Tortuous Vessels Trauma

Dxhow: Biopsy and immunostaining

Exam: Large non-tender submental node

No MeSH data available.


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Anterior Mediastinal Mass - metastatic carcinoid tumor

Davies BWD - MedPix (2007)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Anterior Mediastinal Mass - metastatic carcinoid tumor

History: 54 year old male smoker with four week history of white frothy cough. Pt with family history of lung cancer

Findings: CXR: Intrathoracic mass which appears to arise from anterior mediastinum and involves the right mid lung field. Also large right sided pleural effusion. CT: Large anterior mediastinal and hilar masses on right side with associated pleural effusion and nodular pleural soft tissue densities.

Ddx: The 6 T's of the anterior mediastinum: Thyroid gland Thymic lesions Thymomas (Germ cell tumors) Terrible lymphoma Tortuous Vessels Trauma

Dxhow: Biopsy and immunostaining

Exam: Large non-tender submental node

No MeSH data available.