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Chest, Mnemonics

Contrast Enhancing Mediastinal Mass Mnemonic – CAPT CAPT

This mnemonic is commonly used to recall the differential diagnosis for contrast enhancing mediastinal masses: CAPT CAPT

C – Carcinoid tumor
A – Aneurysm
P – Paraganglioma
T – Thyroid

C – Castleman
A – Anuerysm (I know, its mentioned twice because you definitely don’t want to miss this one)
P – Parathyroid
T – Tuberculosis

 

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