Primary tumors of the mediastinum: 190 cases analysis (1975-1995).

@article{Wongsangiem1996PrimaryTO,
  title={Primary tumors of the mediastinum: 190 cases analysis (1975-1995).},
  author={M Wongsangiem and Anucha Tangthangtham},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={1996},
  volume={79 11},
  pages={
          689-97
        }
}
A series of 190 patients with primary mediastinal tumors have been reviewed, typing of the tumors is according to pathological findings. The most common type of primary mediastinal tumors in this study was tumors of germ cell origin which comprised 38.9 per cent of total cases. Most patients were adults with a median age of 33.1 years and male to female ratio was 1.24:1. The characteristic of each type of tumor has been discussed. The common presenting symptoms were dyspnea, chest pain, and… CONTINUE READING

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