However, on examination of the patients trunk it soon became evident that the lump was the distal extent of an abdominothoracic
varicose channel arising from the right groin.
3% of patients (n = 449), diffuse abdominothoracic
symptoms (n = 41), dyspnea (n = 9), epigastric pain (n = 2), and other symptoms (n = 2).
Our case is the second reported case of an abdominothoracic
neuroenteric cyst removed by a thoracic incision.