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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease: Case 48 Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease

Case 48

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Chief Complaint:
Four month old male with a fever

Clinical History:
The patient was a 4 month old male who developed fever and irritability.

Clinical Physical Exam:
Cervical adenopathy

Clinical Labs:
Non-contributory

Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
Lymphoma

Imaging Findings:
A chest film showed a mass in the anteromedial right lower lobe. Fluoroscopy showed the mass to move synchronously with the diaphragm during normal respiration. A chest CT exam and abdominal ultrasound exam clearly delineated the nature of the mass.

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Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
Diaphragm eventration

Operative Findings:
None

Pathological Findings:
None

Final Diagnosis:
Diaphragm Eventration

Follow-up and Prognosis:
Not available.

Similar Cases:
Case 3, Case 8

References:

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