Cystic lesions

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Minor changes: 4 December 2019

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PubMed Search: Mediastinum cystic lesions[TIAB]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Cystic lesions - general. website. Accessed May 30th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Comprise 10 - 15% of radiologically detected mediastinal masses, which may also be bronchogenic, enteric, parathyroid or pericardial
  • May have developmental origin
  • Imaging of cystic mediastinal masses is useful (Radiographics 2002;22:S79)
Clinical images

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Translucent round thymic cyst protruding from thorax

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