An unusual mediastinal lipoma simulating cardiomegaly

C. Shub, T. W. Parkin, J. T. Lie

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A patient with vague, nonspecific symptoms was initially thought to have an enlarged cardiac silhouette on chest roentgenogram, and a primary intracardiac disorder was suspected. At surgery, a mediastinal lipoma was diagnosed and excised. The roentgenographic appearance represents an unusual presentation of a mediastinal tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)60-62
Number of pages3
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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    Shub, C., Parkin, T. W., & Lie, J. T. (1979). An unusual mediastinal lipoma simulating cardiomegaly. Mayo Clinic proceedings, 54(1), 60-62.