Mediastinal masses in children: experience with 120 cases.

  title={Mediastinal masses in children: experience with 120 cases.},
  author={Feryal Gun and Basak Erginel and Aysegul Un{\"u}var and Rejin Kebudi and Tansu Salman and Alaaddin Çelik},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  volume={29 2},
Primary mediastinal malignancies are rare tumors and can originate from any mediastinal organ or tissue such as thymic, neurogenic, lymphatic, germinal, or mesenchymal. The authors reviewed all cases of primary pediatric mediastinal masses diagnosed over a 25-year period to determine the pattern of presentation, the histology, and the outcome of the surgical treatment. In this study, 120 primary pediatric mediastinal mass cases diagnosed between 1985 and 2011 are retrospectively evaluated… CONTINUE READING


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