Concurrent Mediastinal Masses in a Patient

Document Type : Image in Cardio-Thoracic Medicine


Thoracic Surgeon, Lung Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.


A 16-year-old female with a history of neck hemangioma surgery presented with irritable coughsA computed tomography scan showed anterosuperior and middle mediastinal masses (Figure 1). The patient underwent surgery and the upper and middle mediastinal lesions were removed (Figure 2A). Pathological examination confirmed that the upper and middle mediastina contained hemangioma  (Figure 2B) and pericardium cyst (Figure 2C)