Mediastinal schwannoma diagnosed preoperatively as a cyst.


Mediastinal schwannomas are sometimes diagnosed as pericardial or bronchogenic cysts, if cystic degeneration is extensive. When mediastinal schwannomas are not diagnosed as primary cardiac tumors, the use of cardiopulmonary bypass in their resection appears to be infrequent. We report the case of a 48-year-old woman who presented with symptoms from a… (More)
DOI: 10.14503/THIJ-12-2760


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@article{Taguchi2014MediastinalSD, title={Mediastinal schwannoma diagnosed preoperatively as a cyst.}, author={Shinichi Taguchi and Atsuo Mori and Ryo Suzuki and Ichiro Hasegawa and Hiroaki Sato and Hitoshi Sugiura and Rie Irie}, journal={Texas Heart Institute journal}, year={2014}, volume={41 1}, pages={76-9} }