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Disorders of the Mediastinum: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum |

SVC Syndrome Secondary to Fibrosing Mediastinitis

Badar Siddiqui, MD; Ahmed AlSheyyab, MD; Desiree Lehmann, MD; Girendra Hoskere, MD
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Department of Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):556A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.644
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Fibrosing mediastinitis (FM) is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by diffuse fibrosis of the soft tissues of the mediastinum leading to the obstruction of vital mediastinal structures. In this case report, we present a case of fibrosing mediastinitis leading to Superior Vena Cava (SVC) Syndrome.

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