EURORAD ESR

Case 14453

A large calcified mass of the chest wall in a young adolescent

Author(s)
Riccardo La Macchia, Mehrak Anooshiravani

HUG; Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4 1205 Geneve, Switzerland; Email:rick1987@hotmail.it
 
Patient
female, 14 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest conventional radiography

    Large chest wall mass in the left hemithorax, with underlying rib destruction.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast enhanced chest CT scan

    An enhanced CT examination of the chest showing a large heterogenously solid mass arising from the skeletal chest wall with lytic destruction of the rib and coarse calcifications.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Spinal canal axial T2 MRI sequence

    T2 MRI sequence shows spinal canal and left transverse foramen of D3 invasion, without abnormal signal nor invasion of the spine.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
Large chest wall mass in the left hemithorax, with underlying rib destruction.
 
An enhanced CT examination of the chest showing a large heterogenously solid mass arising from the skeletal chest wall with lytic destruction of the rib and coarse calcifications.
 
T2 MRI sequence shows spinal canal and left transverse foramen of D3 invasion, without abnormal signal nor invasion of the spine.
 
 
 
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