mediastinal tumor


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mediastinal tumor

Surgery Any benign or malignant mediastinal mass–eg, epithelial lesions, lymphomas, thymoma, pseudotumors. See Mediastinum.
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Lymphoma is the most common anterior mediastinal tumor in children, though less commonly can arise from the other mediastinal compartments.
Rosai and Levine found that well-encapsulated thymomas without myasthenia gravis remain stable and surgical excision is curative, even though the patient might develop a paraneoplastic syndrome or local recurrence, which can occur either as multiple pleural implants or as localized mediastinal tumor.
Post therapeutic CT scan showed a restant mediastinal tumor mass (>50% reduction in size) and disappearance of cardiac involvement (Figure 3).
Right side thoracotomy mediastinal tumor resection surgery was performed under general anesthesia.
Herein, we presented a case of 71-year-old woman with primary mediastinal tumor mass with progressive enlargement.
However in only 7 patients we didn't get a tumor free resection margins, the highest failure was in upper mediastinal tumor resection where one of the two patients had proximal resection margins involved.
Severe acute extrinsic airway compression by mediastinal tumor successfully managed with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
KEY WORDS: Mediastinal tumor, Mature teratoma, Computed tomography, Thoracic surgery.
BT'nin mediastinal invazyonu degerlendirmesinde sinirli sensitivite ve spesifiteye sahip olmasi ve PET'in sinirli anotomik rezoluzyonu nedeniyle mediastinal tumor invazyonu cerrahi sirasinda degerlendirilmektedir.
Treatment led to a dramatic reduction in the size of the mediastinal tumor, although the patient experienced no improvement in vocal fold function.