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  • Age/Sex 71 / F
  • Case Title Dyspnea
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Diagnosis With Brief Discussion

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Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Imaging Findings
Angiography and follow-up CT after 3 years
Discussion
A rare benign disorder characterized by chronic inflammation and fibrosis of mediastinal soft tissues

Causes : histoplasmosis, tuberculosis, other chronic infections, drug, radiation therapy, autoimmune disease, idiopathic

Two patterns of fibrosing mediastinitis : focal and diffuse

The focal type : a localized, calcified mass in the paratracheal or subcarinal regions of the mediastinum or in the pulmonary hila

The diffuse type : a diffusely infiltrating, often noncalcified mass that affects multiple mediastinal compartments

cause compression and obliteration of vessels, airways, and the esophagus and result in a variety of functional and radiologic manifestations
Keywords
Mediastinum, Airway, Non-infectious inflammation, Fibrosing Mediastinitis Involving Airway
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