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Case 4997

Mixed fluid-filled laryngocele: pre- and post-operative evaluation of a right paramedial cervical mass with contrast 16-slice MDCT.

Author(s)
LUIGI ALBERTO COZZI, MD, Radiologist; MAURO POTESTIO, MD, Surgeon; GABRIELE COZZI, Milan University Medical School Student; PAOLA PISONI, Milan Bocconi University Student (linguistic counselor).
 
Patient
male, 22 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    V.R. surface reconstructions showing pre-operative right paramedian swelling of the mid-inferior...

    V.R. surface reconstructions showing pre-operative right paramedian swelling of the mid-inferior levels of the neck and post-operative restitutio ad integrum.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Transparent coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and...

    Transparent coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and tracheal lumen to the left and good post-operative outcome.

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and tracheal...

    Coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and tracheal lumen to the left and post-operative outcome with normal visualization of the valleculae and the sinus of Morgagni.

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Virtual laryngeal endoscopy showing pre-operative asymmetric decrease of the lumen of the glottis...

    Virtual laryngeal endoscopy showing pre-operative asymmetric decrease of the lumen of the glottis caused by bulging of the right vocal cord and post-operative restituio ad integrum.

     
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the fluid-containing lesion in right...

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, just below the strap muscles. The right lobe of the thyroid gland is displaced posteriorly and...

     
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Coronal M.I.P. contrast-enhanced CT-reconstruction of the neck showing the fluid-containing...

    Coronal M.I.P. contrast-enhanced CT-reconstruction of the neck showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, from the glottis to the caudal neck. The laryngeal and tracheal lumen are displaced to...

     
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing Hounsfield Units values of 36.8 +/-...

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing Hounsfield Units values of 36.8 +/- 6.5 corresponding to the fluid-containing lesion.

     
     
     
  • Figure 8
    Coronal M.I.P. pre-operative contrast-enhanced CT-reconstructions of the neck showing the...

    Coronal M.I.P. pre-operative contrast-enhanced CT-reconstructions of the neck showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, from the glottis to the caudal neck and post-operative restitutio ad...

     
     
     
  • Figure 9
    Pre-operative axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the upper...

    Pre-operative axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the upper fluid-containing lesion and the post-operative restitutio ad integrum.

     
     
     
V.R. surface reconstructions showing pre-operative right paramedian swelling of the mid-inferior levels of the neck and post-operative restitutio ad integrum.
 
Transparent coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and tracheal lumen to the left and good post-operative outcome.
 
Coronal V.R. reconstructions showing pre-operative displacement of the laryngeal and tracheal lumen to the left and post-operative outcome with normal visualization of the valleculae and the sinus of Morgagni.
 
Virtual laryngeal endoscopy showing pre-operative asymmetric decrease of the lumen of the glottis caused by bulging of the right vocal cord and post-operative restituio ad integrum.
 
Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, just below the strap muscles. The right lobe of the thyroid gland is displaced posteriorly and there is displacement of the tracheal lumen to the left.
 
Coronal M.I.P. contrast-enhanced CT-reconstruction of the neck showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, from the glottis to the caudal neck. The laryngeal and tracheal lumen are displaced to the left.
 
Axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing Hounsfield Units values of 36.8 +/- 6.5 corresponding to the fluid-containing lesion.
 
Coronal M.I.P. pre-operative contrast-enhanced CT-reconstructions of the neck showing the fluid-containing lesion in right paramedian position, from the glottis to the caudal neck and post-operative restitutio ad integrum.
 
Pre-operative axial contrast-enhanced CT section at mid neck level showing the upper fluid-containing lesion and the post-operative restitutio ad integrum.
 
 
 
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