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A mediastinal hemangioma, associated with perirenal hemangioma and congenital anomaly of the inferior vena cava.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11197796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a 40-year-old man, a mediastinal hemangioma was discovered intially as a compression of the esophagus by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Furthermore, perirenal hemangioma and inferior vena cava (IVC) malformation were stimultaneously found. Hemangiomas, which occur in the mediastinal and perirenal area, are extremely uncommon and congenital IVC malformation, like the present case, has not been reported. We review the literature of these vascular abnormalities.
R Higuchi; Y Yamaguchi; T Shoji; S Wakasugi; H Takahashi; R Fujita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0918-2918     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-23     Completed Date:  2001-04-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1083-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gastroenterology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Yokohama, Kanagawa.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Stenosis / etiology
Hemangioma / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Mediastinal Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Renal Artery / radiography
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Vena Cava, Inferior / abnormalities*

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