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Case 10679

Pharyngeal retention cyst

Author(s)
Onate Miranda M, Sanchez Naves AA, Lamas Lorenzo M

Department of Radiology,
Hospital Universitario La Paz,
Madrid, Spain;
Email:onamirm@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 52 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Oesophagogastroduodenography
     

    Frontal view at cervical level of an oesophagogastroduodenography showing an oval radiolucent filling defect in the barium column in the right vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;

    Frontal view at cervical level of an oesophagogastroduodenography showing an oval radiolucent filling defect in the barium column in the right vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;

    Smooth surfaced mass at the level of the valleculae on the lateral view of the oesophagogastroduodenography from the same patient.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;

    Smooth surfaced mass at the level of the valleculae on the lateral view of the oesophagogastroduodenography from the same patient.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;

    Double contrast frontal view of the oesophagogastroduodenography showing a round, smooth, well defined submucosal mass in the right vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;

    Double contrast frontal view of the oesophagogastroduodenography showing a round, smooth, well defined submucosal mass in the right vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Contrast agent-oral; Special Focus: Artefact;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT
     

    Axial CT image shows a well-defined oval mass in the right vallecula with liquid attenuation values causing a little mass effect on the epiglottis.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Coronal reformatted image shows the cystic lesion occupying the right vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    Sagittal reformatted image shows the cystic lesion in the vallecula.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
Frontal view at cervical level of an oesophagogastroduodenography showing an oval radiolucent filling defect in the barium column in the right vallecula.
 
Frontal view at cervical level of an oesophagogastroduodenography showing an oval radiolucent filling defect in the barium column in the right vallecula.
 
Smooth surfaced mass at the level of the valleculae on the lateral view of the oesophagogastroduodenography from the same patient.
 
Smooth surfaced mass at the level of the valleculae on the lateral view of the oesophagogastroduodenography from the same patient.
 
Double contrast frontal view of the oesophagogastroduodenography showing a round, smooth, well defined submucosal mass in the right vallecula.
 
Double contrast frontal view of the oesophagogastroduodenography showing a round, smooth, well defined submucosal mass in the right vallecula.
 
Axial CT image shows a well-defined oval mass in the right vallecula with liquid attenuation values causing a little mass effect on the epiglottis.
 
Coronal reformatted image shows the cystic lesion occupying the right vallecula.
 
Sagittal reformatted image shows the cystic lesion in the vallecula.
 
 
 
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