Jacque Janson
Stellenbosch University
RadiologyHyperaemiaMycobacterium tuberculosisBronchoscopyMediastinumPulmonary arteryTuberculosisSuperior vena cavaMedicineComplication
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Fibrosing mediastinitis (FM) is a rare benign disease resulting from an excessive fibro-inflammatory reaction in the mediastinum that can compress and occlude mediastinal structures. There is a granulomatous and a diffuse non-granulomatous form of FM. We present a case of granulomatous FM following possible tuberculosis in a young child who presented with severe compression of the airways, pulmonary artery and the superior vena cava (SVC), unresponsive to treatment, resulting in death. Bronchosc...
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