Anterior mediastinal paraganglioma: A case for preoperative embolization

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BACKGROUND Paraganglioma is a rare but highly vascular tumor of the anterior mediastinum. Surgical resection is a challenge owing to the close proximity to vital structures including the heart, trachea and great vessels. Preoperative embolization has been reported once to facilitate surgical treatment. CASE PRESENTATION We report a case of anterior… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7819-10-134

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