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Case 3148

Hilum overlay sign and the hilum convergence sign

Author(s)
Oliveira P, Rodrigues H, Brito J, Soares P
 
Patient
female, 55 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 03.06.2006
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3148
  • Section Chest Imaging
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Student
  • Views 6934
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  • Figure 1
    PA chest X-ray

    A PA chest X-ray demonstrating a large anterior mediastinal mass. The superior extent of the mass extends above the thoracic inlet and is associated with a discrete rightward deviation of the trachea. The mass extends...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: PA chest X-ray;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    The hilum overlay sign

    The hilum overlay sign: the mediastinal mass overlaps the main pulmonary artery which isl seen well within the margins of the mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Hilum overlay sign;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT of the lower neck

    Axial CT images of the lower neck showing a heterogeneous mass that is contiguous with the left lobe of the thyroid gland.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Lower neck CT;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Thoracic CT

    CT images at the level of the aortic arch demonstrating the large substernal component of the mass which displaces the ascending aorta and superior vena cava posteriorly.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Thoracic CT;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Thoracic CT

    CT images at the level of the aortic arch demonstrating the large substernal component of the mass which displaces the ascending aorta and superior vena cava posteriorly.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Thoracic CT;
     
     
A PA chest X-ray demonstrating a large anterior mediastinal mass. The superior extent of the mass extends above the thoracic inlet and is associated with a discrete rightward deviation of the trachea. The mass extends inferiorly to the level of the base of the heart
 
The hilum overlay sign: the mediastinal mass overlaps the main pulmonary artery which isl seen well within the margins of the mass.
 
Axial CT images of the lower neck showing a heterogeneous mass that is contiguous with the left lobe of the thyroid gland.
 
CT images at the level of the aortic arch demonstrating the large substernal component of the mass which displaces the ascending aorta and superior vena cava posteriorly.
 
CT images at the level of the aortic arch demonstrating the large substernal component of the mass which displaces the ascending aorta and superior vena cava posteriorly.
 
 
 
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