what are the potential complications of this condition?
1.respiratory distress/failure: infants>adults 2.haemorrhage 3.pneumothorax 4. fistula(e) formation: aorta, SVC, oesophagus, bronchus 5. rupture bronchus: trichoptysis pericardium: pericardial effusion and tamponade pleural cavity: pleural effusion
A large well-marginated heterogenous mass lesion of approximate size 11.5*9.5*7.5 cm containing fat, fluid and soft tissue components noted in antero-superior mediastinum. No calcific foci noted within. The lesion abuts arch of aorta, great vessels arising from arch of aorta, left pulmonary artery and anterolateral chest wall without any definite invasion. Also note the pericardial effusion. There is mild enhancement of soft tissue components.
- CT (scannogram):