Mediastinal tumours and cysts. A review of 91 cases.


The experience with 91 primary tumours of the mediastinum during a period of 20 years is presented. A total of 24 separate cell types were identified. The most frequent lesions were thyroid tumours, neurogenic tumours, cysts and tumours of lymphatic origin. About 50% of the tumours were discovered by chance in asymptomatic patients undergoing routine chest… (More)


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@article{Ovrum1979MediastinalTA, title={Mediastinal tumours and cysts. A review of 91 cases.}, author={Eivind Ovrum and S. A. Birkeland}, journal={Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={1979}, volume={13 2}, pages={161-8} }