GENERAL RADIOLOGY

Added Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Evaluation of Mediastinal Lesions

Apr 19, 2021 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Added Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Evaluation of Mediastinal Lesions

The high soft tissue contrast and tissue characterization properties of magnetic resonance imaging allow further characterization of indeterminate mediastinal lesions on chest radiography and computed tomography, increasing diagnostic specificity, preventing…

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Imaging of the Middle and Visceral Mediastinum

Apr 19, 2021 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of the Middle and Visceral Mediastinum

The visceral mediastinum contains important vascular and non-vascular structures including the heart, great vessels, lymph nodes, and portions of the esophagus and trachea. Multiple imaging modalities, including chest radiography, computed…

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Esophageal Cancer

Apr 19, 2021 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is an uncommon malignancy that ranks sixth in terms of mortality worldwide. Squamous cell carcinoma is the predominant histologic subtype worldwide whereas adenocarcinoma represents the majority of cases…

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Cardiac Neoplasms

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Cardiac neoplasms are a diagnostic challenge on many levels. They are rare, their clinical presentation may mimic other much more common cardiac diseases, and they are at an uncommon intersection…

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Imaging of the Posterior/Paravertebral Mediastinum

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A wide variety of abnormalities may be encountered in the paravertebral mediastinum, ranging from congenital lesions to malignant neoplasms. A combination of localizing mediastinal masses to the paravertebral compartment, characterizing…

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Imaging of the Anterior/Prevascular Mediastinum

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Prevascular mediastinal masses include a wide range of benign and malignant entities. Localization of mediastinal masses to specific compartments together with characteristic imaging findings and demographic and clinical information allows…

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Esophageal Neoplasms

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The epidemiology and clinical management of esophageal carcinomas are changing, and clinical imagers are required to understand both the imaging appearances of common cancers and the pathologic diagnoses that drive…

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Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms

Apr 19, 2021 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms

Thymic epithelial neoplasms, as classified by the World Health Organization, include thymoma, thymic carcinoma, and thymic carcinoid. They are a rare group of tumors and are often diagnosed incidentally in…

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