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138 Possible Causes for Mediastinal Mass, Neck Mass, Vocal Cord Paralysis

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Good luck and keep us posted Cheers 21 yr old male (Our Son) Diffuse Large B-Cell Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Stage 1A Mediastinal Mass 8cm x 7cm Diagnosed October 09 Started course[cancerforums.net] EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS: Primary thyroid lymphoma should be suspected in patients with a rapidly enlarging neck mass, especially in women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented here had complete recovery of vocal cord function following radiation therapy for a large thyroid lymphoma associated with vocal cord paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Substernal Goiter

    mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A pulmonary perfusion defect was caused by an extremely large anterior mediastinal mass subsequently proved by I-131 imaging to be an intrathoracic extension of a cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Six patients (5%) had postoperative hoarseness, 1 had permanent vocal cord paralysis, and 19 (15%) had transient postoperative hypocalcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

    It is very rare for patients with primary mediastinal seminoma to present initially with a neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinically, anaplastic thyroid carcinoma often presents as a quickly growing and firm lesion in the neck, and it may be associated with vocal cord paralysis, hoarseness, weight[path.upmc.edu] Symptoms include: Cough Coughing up blood Difficulty swallowing Hoarseness or changing voice Loud breathing Lower neck lump, which often grows quickly Pain Vocal cord paralysis[medlineplus.gov]

  • Mediastinal Neoplasm

    Thyroid mass mediastinal – a benign growth such as a goiter. These masses may develop into cancer.[cedars-sinai.edu] Mediastinal Mass I. Problem/Condition.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] cord paralysis, Horner syndrome, paraplegia, diaphragmatic paralysis, and pain in the distribution of specific sensory nerves Systemic pathophysiology Certain mediastinal[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    METHODS: Between July 2009 and February 2010, 95 patients with mediastinal/hilar lymphadenopathy and/or intrathoracic peritracheal or peribronchial masses detected with computed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He also complained of a mass in his neck, which had grown slowly for over 5 years.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Phrenic nerve Diaphragmatic paralysis Recurrent laryngeal N. Vocal cord paralysis. SVC Dilated neck & anterior chest wall veins. Pulmonary artery Pulmonary oligemia.[slideshare.net]

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    mass.[web.archive.org] X-rays Alive with disease 10 (2 cases) 51/M Neck mass No Lung CR 131 I Alive with disease 59/M Neck mass Yes None CR 131 I Alive with disease 11 82/F Neck mass Yes Lung and[jjco.oxfordjournals.org] Rare but worrisome presentations include hoarseness due to vocal cord paralysis and obstruction of the airway or esophagus.[orpha.net]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Anesthetic management of superior vena cava syndrome due to anterior mediastinal mass.[joacp.org] An 84-year-old man presented to endocrinology unit with gradually increasing neck mass, dysphagia, and shortness of breath.[endocrine-abstracts.org] cord paralysis Horner's syndrome, which includes a constricted pupil, sagging eyelid, and lack of sweat on one side of the face SVCS may develop quickly and completely block[cancer.net]

  • Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

    Figure 2 Mediastinal extension of left goitre. Based on the above findings radical surgery was planned.[wjso.biomedcentral.com] Dysphagia, dyspnea, voice changes and an apparent mass in the neck are main findings.[symptoma.com] In 1986, Har-El et al. reported that after incomplete resection and EBRT of inoperable neck mass a patient survived 14 years [ 7 ].[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com]

  • Parathyroid Carcinoma

    A 65-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital presenting with a superior mediastinal big mass that was elastic, hard, and painless.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Parathyroid carcinoma is a very rare endocrine malignancy, which usually presents with features of hypercalcaemia and a neck mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient is a 57-year-old woman with long-standing right-sided vocal cord paralysis presented with a progressive 3 2 3 cm mass in the right neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mediastinal Metastasis

    -2-deoxy-D: -glucose positron emission tomography revealed two lesions: an anterior mediastinal mass and a right breast nodule.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When lung tissue comes between the mass and the neck, the mass is probably in the posterior mediastinum. This is known as the Cervicothoracic Sign.[radiologyassistant.nl] cord paralysis heart problems ( superior vena cava syndrome, pericardial tamponade, arrhythmias) neurologic abnormalities weight loss and other immune, autoimmune, and endocrine[encyclopedia.com]

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