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Fig. 3 | World Journal of Surgical Oncology

Fig. 3

From: A critical review of the chest CT scans performed to detect asymptomatic synchronous metastasis in new and recurrent breast cancers

Fig. 3

Incidentally found duplication cyst of the esophagus. Incidental lesions can be a cause of false-positive results as in this case. This posterior mediastinal lesion needed required positron emission tomography to characterize its true nature. These types of findings on staging CTC lead to further expensive tests and can be a cause of significant anxiety for patients

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