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Mediastinal thoracic duct cyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19932278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thoracic duct cysts of the mediastinum are rare. This case report describes a 68-year-old woman who was successfully treated with surgical resection. The clinical and radiographic presentation and pathology are discussed, and the pertinent literature is reviewed.
Authors:
Keith D Mortman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-25     Completed Date:  2010-01-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2006-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Thoracic Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mediastinal Cyst / diagnosis*,  surgery
Thoracic Duct*
Thoracotomy / methods
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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