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Mediastinum and chest wall 

Mediastinum and chest wall
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Mediastinum and chest wall
Author(s):

Joanna Chikwe

, David Tom Cooke

, and Aaron Weiss

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199642830.003.0016
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date: 16 September 2019

Mediastinal masses 798

Thymoma 800

Anterior mediastinal masses 802

Thoracic sympathectomy 804

Primary chest wall tumors 806

Secondary chest wall tumors 808

Chest wall deformities 810

Thoracic outlet syndrome 812

Most mediastinal masses in children and young adults are malignant.

Anterior mediastinal masses should be removed, unless lymphoma is likely, which is better treated with adjuvant therapy....

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