A Review of Pediatric Mediastinal Masses and Castlemans Disease
Pediatric thoracic masses are usually found in the mediastinum. The three anatomic compartments each have distinct differential diagnoses. Castlemans Disease, a rare form of giant lymph node hyperplasia has been described in children with mediastinal masses. While most forms are localized, multicentric disease can also occur. This review provides a summary of pediatric mediastinal disease.
Keywords: Pediatric mediastinal, pediatric tumors, Castleman's Disease
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