Bronchogenic cysts of the mediastinum.

@article{Ribet1995BronchogenicCO,
  title={Bronchogenic cysts of the mediastinum.},
  author={M E Ribet and Marie Christine Copin and Brian Gosselin},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={109 5},
  pages={
          1003-10
        }
}
During a 25-year period 69 patients whose ages ranged from 1 day to 64 years were treated for bronchogenic cyst of the mediastinum. The male-to-female sex ratio was 1:0.76. The cysts were symptomatic in 63.7%, compressive in 43.4%, and life threatening in 2.8% of cases. Symptoms and signs of compression were more frequent in infants and children than in adults. Such symptoms and signs were more dependent on the location of the cyst than on its volume. The preoperative diagnosis was wrong in 16… CONTINUE READING
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