A right paratracheal air cyst caused by tracheal diverticula.

  title={A right paratracheal air cyst caused by tracheal diverticula.},
  author={T. Sato and Y. Sasaki and M. Yamasaki and Mikayo Aragaki and S. Mae and T. Irie and Y. Sumi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={49 4},
  • T. Sato, Y. Sasaki, +4 authors Y. Sumi
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • A 65-year-old woman presented with pain in her throat and neck. Thin-section computed tomography (CT) revealed an air-filled lesion at the right paratracheal region and two narrow connections to the trachea. Flexible bronchoscopy showed four diverticula 4-5 cm below the vocal cords in the right lateral part of the trachea. Consistent with the CT findings, two of the diverticula were deep. A radiological barium swallow study and an esopagogastroduodenal endoscopic examination revealed no… CONTINUE READING
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