120,989 Registered Members as of 09/15/2014.
Musculoskeletal/Small parts
Enlarged thymus in the neonate
« Back to Listing
 
Author(s) :
Chaitali Shah, FRCR
 
Presentation An ultrasound of the chest was done in this one-month-old baby for suspicious upper lobe consolidation.
 
 
 
Caption: Transverse view of the chest
Description: A uniformly echogenic solid appearing mass is seen in close proximity to the mediastinum and extending anteriorly in the thorax.
 
 
 
Caption: Right and left sagittal views of the mass
Description: The solid appearing mass is seen located anterior to the great vessels.
 
 
 
Caption: Color Doppler view of the mass
Description: The mass shows vascularity confirming its solid nature.
 
Differential Diagnosis Prominent thymus, upper lobe consolidation, sequestered lung
 
Final Diagnosis Prominent thymus
 
Other contents by this Author