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A 67-year-old man with a 112 year history of progressive left supraclavicular mass

  • Jody Tanabe
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    Departments of Radiology (JT, AFG), The New York Hospital—Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
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  • Antonio F. Govoni
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    Address reprint requests to Antonio F. Govoni, M.D., Department of Radiology, The New York Hospital—Cornell University Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021.
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    Departments of Radiology (JT, AFG), The New York Hospital—Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
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  • Jonathan R. Zirn
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    Pathology The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
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      Abstract

      This is a 67-year-old man with a slow-growing hypovascular mass involving the left brachial plexus. Metastases are statistically the most common brachial plexus tumor, but we excluded it because of the absence of a primary tumor. The final differential diagnosis is between a schwannoma and fibrous tissue tumor. Because of the findings observed on aspiration biopsy, the latter pathologic process is favored.
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