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Cervicomediastinal Lipoma


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Title: Cervicomediastinal Lipoma
Authors: Oka, Mikio / Hirose, Kiyoto / Taniguchi, Tetsuo / Kinoshita, Akitoshi / Soda, Hiroshi
Issue Date: 25-Dec-1991
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia. 1991, 36(1-4), p.17-20
Abstract: A 67-year-old female was hospitalized with complaints of cough and shortness of breath. A chest roentgenogram showed a right upper mediatinal mass. Computed tomography demonstrated a well circumscribed large mass, with a fat density, extending from the azygos arch to the thyroid cartilage. The mass displaced the superior vena cava anteriorly and trachea laterally to the left. It was hourglass shaped, 250g in weight and could be easily removed completely along with the thoracic portion from the cervix. The histologic findings were consistent with lipoma. Its CT diagnosis was discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15859
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 36, No. 1-4

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15859

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