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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There were also four Dengvaxia patients who were diagnosed with guillan-barre syndrome, glomerulonephritis, leukemia and mediastinal tumor that were given medical assistance," he disclosed.
Report of a case caused by mediastinal tumor Jap Heart J 1968; 9: 420-30.
Central venous catheter or port implantation 26 (%20.1) Cardiac pacemaker 22 (%17) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 4 (%3.1) Pulmonary artery embolism 7 (%5.4) Mediastinal tumor 2 (%1.6) Retrosternal goiter 1 (%0.8) Not suspected relation 67 (%52)
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. In contrast, invasive thymomas, although histologically indistinguishable from encapsulated thymoma, have a worse outcome.
About a challenging mediastinal tumor. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2015; 23: 1125-8
Post therapeutic CT scan showed a restant mediastinal tumor mass (>50% reduction in size) and disappearance of cardiac involvement (Figure 3).
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.