Fibrosing mediastinitis as a cause of superior vena cava syndrome.

Published on Aug 1, 2004in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery3.486
· DOI :10.1016/J.EJCTS.2004.03.025
Simon Bays3
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(BRI: Bristol Royal Infirmary),
Chanaka Rajakaruna5
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(BRI: Bristol Royal Infirmary)
+ 1 AuthorsAnthony Morgan5
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(BRI: Bristol Royal Infirmary)
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Abstract
Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare, chronic inflammatory process that can cause superior vena cava syndrome, and can mimic malignancy. We present two cases of this disease where surgical resection was not possible and review the treatment options. q 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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