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Cavitation of a mediastinal mass following chemotherapy for histiocytosis-X: CT demonstration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3484757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A recurrent mediastinal mass, believed to be thymus, in an infant with classic idiopathic histiocytosis-X underwent massive cavitation following chemotherapy. Both the mass and cavitation resolved. The exact nature of development of air inside the mass is not known but communication with the airways or airspaces of the lungs is suspected.
F Eftekhari; A Shirkhoda; A Cangir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    1986 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-21     Completed Date:  1986-02-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  130-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / drug therapy*
Lymphatic Diseases / radiography
Mediastinal Diseases / radiography*
Thymus Gland
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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