Middle mediastinal lesions: Imaging findings and pathologic correlation

Yookyung Kim, Kyung Soo Lee, Jeong Hyun Yoo, Chungsik Rhee, Heasoo Koo, Joungho Han, Myeong Im Ahn

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Abstract

The middle mediastinum is defined using Felson's classification which defines the mediastinal compartments using an anatomic classification based on radiographic projection rather than anatomic dissection. Therefore, the middle mediastinum is defined as space between imaginary lines. One along the posterior cardiac border and anterior aspect of the trachea and the other connecting a point on each of the thoracic vertebrae 1 cm behind its anterior margin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-38
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Radiology
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Imaging findings
  • Mediastinum CT
  • Mediastinum MR
  • Middle mediastinal lesions
  • Pathologic correlation

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