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Table 1 Representative neoplastic pathology of the thoracic inlet

From: Neoplastic pathology at the crossroads between neck imaging and cardiothoracic imaging

Organ System Benign Examples Malignant Examples
Respiratory Hamartoma
Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Mesothelioma
Adenocarcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Pancoast tumor
Lymphatic ------- Lymphoma
Metastatic lymphadenopathy
Neurologic Schwannoma
Neurofibroma
Meningioma
Malignant degeneration of a neurofibroma
Enteric Fibromuscular polyp
Leiomyoma
Leiomyosarcoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Musculoskeletal Osteochondroma
Lipoma
Malignant degeneration of osteosarcoma
Liposarcoma
Ewing Sarcoma
Endocrine Parathyroid adenoma
Thyroid adenoma
Paraganglioma
Thyroid carcinoma
Vascular Intraosseous Venous Vascular Malformation Angiosarcoma