Acute infection of a mediastinal cyst

S. F. Owen, Faith T Fitzgerald

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Mediastinal cysts are not uncommon causes of a mediastinal mass detected by chest roentgenogram. Even when infected, they are usually indolent. In our case, however, a man had an acute and life-threatening anaerobic infection of a mediastinal cyst, unsuspected until operation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)150-152
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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