Abstract

An Atypical Case of an Unresectable Hemangioma in the Posterior Mediastinum

A 37-year-old woman presented to the pneumology department with 10 months history of dyspnea. There was no other local or systemic symptom. The patient medical history was unremarkable. Physical examination was normal. A chest radiograph showed a mass in mediastinum. Computed tomography (CT) of the chest revealed a heterogenous mass, well-circumscribed in the posterior mediastinum, measuring 12.7 × 8 × 15 cm. In front this mass is in contact with the cardiac cavities, pushing back the left atrium, at the top it is in contact with the carina with important effect of mass on the stumps bronchial.


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Aarab Jihan*, Lahlali Fatima Zahra, Allam Asma, Moukasse Yasmina, Sfaoua Hasna, El- Majjaoui Sanae, El-Kacemi Hanan, Tayeb Kebdani and Noureddine Benjaafar



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