mediastinal tumour

mediastinal tumour

A generic term for any benign or malignant mediastinal mass (e.g., epithelial lesions, lymphomas, thymoma, pseudotumour).
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With regard to alternative approaches, while open thoracotomy is an option, there has been a reported death during attempted resection of a mediastinal tumour in a neonate via a thoracotomy.
Histology of the mediastinal tumour showed no somatic malignancy and no foci of residual viable germ cell tumour.
For more accurate haemodynamic information and assistance, we found that using TOE Doppler velocity analysis, then monitoring with a real time colour Doppler mapping provided a quick and precise diagnosis during anterior mediastinal tumour resection.
In these patients (Patients 4 to 6), the mediastinal tumours respond rapidly to chemotherapy.
Given the patient's young age the other possible differential diagnosis considered by the authors was that of a germ cell tumour which produce 10% to 15% of anterior mediastinal tumours in young adults.