Chapter 49. Diseases of the Mediastinum

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Douglas Seaton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch49

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Seaton, D. (2000) Diseases of the Mediastinum, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch49

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • mediastinum;
  • tumours;
  • cysts;
  • megaoesophagus;
  • lymph nodes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Anatomy of the Mediastinum

  • Mediastinal Tumours and Cysts

  • Mediastinal Neural Tumours

  • Disorders of the Thymus

  • Mediastinal Germ-Cell Tumours

  • Other Mediastinal Tumours and Tumour-Like Conditions

  • Developmental Mediastinal Cysts

  • Retrosternal Goitre and Associated Lesions

  • Aortic Aneurysm

  • Diaphragmatic Herniae

  • Mediastinitis

  • References