fibrous mediastinitis

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Related to fibrous mediastinitis: Fibrosing Mediastinitis, mediastinal fibrosis


inflammation of the mediastinum.
fibrosing mediastinitis (fibrous mediastinitis) mediastinal fibrosis.
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fi·brous me·di·as·ti·ni·tis

scarring of mediastinal structures of unknown origin or due to infection.
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fibrosing mediastinitis

A disorder most commonly linked to histoplasmosis that is characterised by exuberant fibrosis of the mediastinum, resulting in compromised air and blood flow in mediastinal vessels and pressure on mediastinal structures, with morbidity related to the location and extent of fibrosis.
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