Mediastinoscopy for extrathoracic malignancies.

Metastatic tumors from extrathoracic sources appear in the mediastinum infrequently and from a variety of locations. In this series of approximately 350 malignancies of the mediastinum, 20 (6%) originated from the breast, prostate, kidney, pelvis, and gastrointestinal tract. A radiologic review of these cases does not identify a unique pattern, although… CONTINUE READING