Case 102 – Update 2.

Thanks for everyone’s contributions!

We have been discussing the management of a predominantly idiopathic upper limb DVT in our young lady on the combined OCP. She is on therapeutic LMWH and currently continues on the combined OCP. However, your requested investigations have now been completed and are as follows:

  1. CTPA: No evidence of PE or accessory rib but large mediastinal mass (11cm).
  2. Antiphospholipid screen: Normal.

Questions:

  1. What are your main differential diagnoses?
  2. What further investigations do you want?

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