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Case 15218

Mediastinal granulocytic sarcoma (ECR 2017 Case of the Day)

Author(s)
Gregor Sommer

University Hospital Basel,
Radiology;
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel;
Email:gregor.sommer@usb.ch
 
Patient
male, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction

    CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction showing a soft-tissue mass in the lower anterior mediastinum between the sternum and the heart, abutting the contour of the mediastinum towards the right lung and the pericardium.

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Leukaemia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction

    CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction showing a soft-tissue mass in the lower anterior mediastinum between the sternum and the heart, abutting the contour of the mediastinum towards the right lung and the pericardium.

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Leukaemia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Hybrid 18F-FDG-PET/CT

    Hybrid 18F-FDG-PET/CT image showing increased uptake of FDG in the mediastinal soft-tissue mass.

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Molecular imaging; Special Focus: Leukaemia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    CT-guided biopsy

    CT-guided biopsy revealing the final diagnosis.

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Biopsy; Special Focus: Leukaemia;
     
     
CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction showing a soft-tissue mass in the lower anterior mediastinum between the sternum and the heart, abutting the contour of the mediastinum towards the right lung and the pericardium.
 
CT in soft tissue kernel reconstruction showing a soft-tissue mass in the lower anterior mediastinum between the sternum and the heart, abutting the contour of the mediastinum towards the right lung and the pericardium.
 
Hybrid 18F-FDG-PET/CT image showing increased uptake of FDG in the mediastinal soft-tissue mass.
 
CT-guided biopsy revealing the final diagnosis.
 
 
 
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