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3 responses to “Cranial mediastinal mass”
Most likely DDs are
Most likely DDs are lymphoma and thymoma.
Unfortunately, FNAs are frequently inconclusive with these and core biopsies are then required.
A different approach is to administer Vincristine – if the mass decreases in size, it’s lymphoma, otherwise thymoma. Yet, I’m aware that this is not a scientifically correct approach 🙂
Thanks for sharing this case with the forum!
The mass appears to be cystic
The mass appears to be cystic in places . Not sure as you are scanning through it so fast. Scan slowly and try a linear probe. If it is cystic then it is a thymoma.
Thank you. The cytology came
Thank you. The cytology came back as lymphoma.