Cardiothoracic Imaging
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Right hilar mass, melanoma




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Magnetic resonance
Follow-up radiograph


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Not uncommonly melanoma may seed metastases to the mediastinum and lungs. The X-ray alone may have difficulty discriminating the boundaries of normal and abnormal tissues. Further evaluation often requires a tomographic technique such as CT or MRI.


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