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Everything you need to know about Computed Tomography (CT) & CT Scanning


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Question 7: 50ish year old male with increasing chest and abdominal discomfort. What is the most likely diagnosis in this case?

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Diagnosis: Renal Cell Carcinoma Invades the Renal Veins and IVC

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Differential Dx: Right Atrial Mass

  • Intracardiac thrombosis
  • Atrial myxoma (15% of myxomas)
  • Metastases including direct tumor extension (renal,adrenal and hepatoma)
  • lymphoma

Metastatic Chondrosarcoma to the Pulmonary Veins Extending into the Left Atrium

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