A Review of Pediatric Mediastinal Masses and Castlemans Disease

Author(s): Amrita Dosanjh.

Journal Name:Current Pediatric Reviews

Volume 4 , Issue 3 , 2008

Abstract:

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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VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2008
Page: [156 - 158]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157339608785856036
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