TITLE

Imaging of the mediastinum in oncology

AUTHOR(S)
Lesslie, Michele; Chasen, Marvin H.; Munden, Reginald F.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Applied Radiology;Jan2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the fundamental radiologic findings of mediastinal abnormalities on chest radiographs and the salient features of mediastinal tumors on other imaging modalities. To facilitate the detection and classification of mediastinal lesions, most radiologists divide the mediastinum into three parts. The presence of mediastinal malignancies can result in radiographic signs or patterns that aid in detection and localization. A brief description of mediastinal tumors are provided.
ACCESSION #
23781185

 

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