TITLE

Images in Thorax: Lymphangioma: a rare cause of a mediastinal mass

AUTHOR(S)
Parker, R. J.; Cadman, P. J.; Wothen, C. G.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2004, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p820
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
iThe article presents an image based overview of lymphangioma, which is a rare case of mediastinal mass. It highlights the examination of an asymptomatic patient being investigated for hypertension, whose computed tomographic (CT) scanning revealed a large low attenuation mass encasing the oesophagus extending from the carina to the diaphragm. The thoracoscopic biopsy specimen revealed ectatic vascular spaces, some of which contained lymph and others blood.
ACCESSION #
14642449

 

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