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Ectopic mediastinal pancreas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11306324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ectopic localisation of the pancreas is not an uncommon entity, but it is mostly seen in the gastrointestinal tract. Herein we report a 45-year-old woman with a cyst containing pancreatic tissue in the mediastinum. The English literature reveals only three previous cases of this extremely rare localisation of the pancreas.
U Cagirici; M Ozbaran; A Veral; H Posacioglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-18     Completed Date:  2001-07-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  514-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ege University Medical Faculty, 35100, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Mediastinal Cyst / etiology,  pathology
Mediastinal Diseases* / pathology

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