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Click 53-year-old African American female with an esophageal lipoma. Non-enhanced CT of the chest in the axial plane. (Protocol: 64 slice CT Scanner, mAs:300, kVp:120, 5mm slice thickness). Significant Findings: Right internal jugular catheter terminates at the junction of the superior vena cava and right atrium. There is a hypoattenuating 4.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm submucosal lesion in the posterior wall of the upper thoracic esophagus, with Hounsfield units ranging between -90 and -110, consistent with a lipoma. There is enlargement of the pulmonary artery, suggestive of pulmonary hypertension. There is fusion and sclerosis of the T6 and T7 vertebral bodies with obliteration of the inter-vertebral disc space. There are additional mild degenerative changes of the thoracic spine.

Click 53-year-old African American female with an esophageal lipoma. Non-enhanced CT of the chest in the coronal plane. (Protocol: 64 slice CT Scanner, mAs:300, kVp:120, 5mm slice thickness). Significant Findings: Right internal jugular catheter terminates at the junction of the superior vena cava and right atrium. There is a hypoattenuating 4.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm submucosal lesion in the posterior wall of the upper thoracic esophagus, with Hounsfield units ranging between -90 and -110, consistent with a lipoma. There is enlargement of the pulmonary artery, suggestive of pulmonary hypertension. There is fusion and sclerosis of the T6 and T7 vertebral bodies with obliteration of the inter-vertebral disc space. There are additional mild degenerative changes of the thoracic spine.

Click 53-year-old African American female with an esophageal lipoma. Non-enhanced CT of the chest in the sagittal plane. (Protocol: 64 slice CT Scanner, mAs:300, kVp:120, 5mm slice thickness). Significant Findings: Right internal jugular catheter terminates at the junction of the superior vena cava and right atrium. There is a hypoattenuating 4.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm submucosal lesion in the posterior wall of the upper thoracic esophagus, with Hounsfield units ranging between -90 and -110, consistent with a lipoma. There is enlargement of the pulmonary artery, suggestive of pulmonary hypertension. There is fusion and sclerosis of the T6 and T7 vertebral bodies with obliteration of the inter-vertebral disc space. There are additional mild degenerative changes of the thoracic spine.