paratracheal

paratracheal

(par″ă-trā′kē-ăl) [ para- + tracheal]
Adjacent to the trachea.
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He had been started on triple therapy for presume pulmonary TB, based on a suspicious chest radiograph months prior, showing bilateral ill-defined shadowing in the upper-lung zones with signs of paratracheal lymph node enlargement.
A case of pulmonary sequestration with aspergillus species infection presenting as an enlarged right paratracheal mass.
3), (4), (5) Hila are affected more often than the paratracheal region since lymph drainage occurs from the hilum to paratracheal nodes.
On chest computerized tomography (CT), paratracheal and paraaortic lymph nodes ranging between 1-2 cm and left sided pleural effusion were determined.
The early complications which can occur following PT are tension pneumothorax, tracheo-oesophageal fistula, paratracheal dislocation of the tracheostomy cannula, intratracheal haemorrhage and penetrating injury to the rear tracheal wall (2,8).
Mediastinal adenopathy occurs in 60% of all cases and includes the following nodal subgroups: prevascular, aortopulmonary, paratracheal, subcarinal and posterior mediastinal.
Riverside clinicians' confidence in their radiosurgical treatment technology and physicists has enabled them to aggressively treat lesions in sensitive areas, particularly the mediastinum, where the esophagus, heart, trachea and paratracheal lymph nodes are located.
On August 2009, we diagnosed the paratracheal lymph node neoplasmatic involvement.
Primary pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in children typically forms a Ghon complex visible on the chest radiograph as perihilar or paratracheal lymphadenopathy with or without an area of parenchymal infiltrate (Ghon focus).
On autopsy, he was found to be muscular and heavily built, and had cardiomegaly, enlarged paratracheal lymph nodes and pulmonary oedema.
The tumour was maximally debulked with a small paratracheal mass remaining for which a second thoracotomy was planned.
1) The superior pericardial recess, called the high-riding superior pericardial recess, is the posterior portion of the superior aortic recess and may sometimes extend more superiorly than normal, which may mimic a paratracheal lymph node.