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Chest, Mnemonics

The 5 T’s of Anterior Mediastinal Masses

This mnemonic has been used commonly to recall the five most common anterior mediastinal masses:

5 T’s

1. T – Thymus – Thymoma 

2. T – Thyroid – Ectopic Thyroid masses

3. T – Thoracic Aorta – Dilated or anuerysm of the ascending aorta

4. T – Terrible lymphoma

5. T – Teratoma and germ cell tumors

For other masses and mimickers of masses in the chest click here.

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I am a radiology physician from California, USA.

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