paratracheal

paratracheal

(par″ă-trā′kē-ăl) [ para- + tracheal]
Adjacent to the trachea.
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A case of mediastinal ectopic thyroid presenting with a paratracheal mass.
In the Surgicel group of patients, six weeks after the surgery, a painful mass was found in one patient, in the paratracheal region on the left side.
A chest radiograph ordered to evaluate for lung metastasis revealed cardiomegaly, a sclerotic aortic knob, and a mass-like abnormality of unknown etiology in the right paratracheal region (Fig.
Infection of the subcarinal, paratracheal and parabronchial lymph nodes is thought to result in caseative necrosis and abscess formation with eventual rupture into the oesophagus and trachea.
Patients were monitored for intraprocedural and postprocedural complications like: hemorrhage, stomal infection, injury to adjacent structures, arrhythmias, transient hypoxemia, transient hypotension, paratracheal insertion, pneumothorax, sub-cutaneous emphysema, loss of airway, accidental decannulation, tracheal ring fracture and new lung infiltrate or atelectasis.
3) was found in 2 lymph nodes in the right hilar region and in 1 lymph node in the lower right paratracheal region.
Chest radiograph features suggestive of PTB include one or more of the following: perihilar and/or paratracheal nodular shadows, streaky and nodular shadows, diffuse bilateral patchy opacities, homogenous opacities in any of the lung fields with or without features of pleural effusion, and miliary shadows.
Further analysis revealed right-sided vocal fold immobility, a large right-sided thyroid mass, paratracheal lymphadenopathy, and multiple lytic lesions of the thoracic vertebrae (figure 1).
A solitary nodule in the paratracheal region usually points towards a thyroid lesion.
Multiple marginally enlarged lymph nodes were noted at pretracheal, right paratracheal, subcarinal region and at aortopulmonary window; but once again, the aetiology of SVC syndrome remained undiagnosed as no lymph node or mass was found to compress SVC.