Lung Tumors pp 169-204 | Cite as

Pathology of Mediastinal Tumors

  • B. J. Addis
Part of the UICC Current Treatment of Cancer book series (1360)


Precise localization of a mediastinal tumor often helps to narrow the differential diagnosis (Table 1, Fig. 1) and modern imaging techniques can provide much information regarding its likely nature. However, treatment and prognosis depend on an exact histological diagnosis and this is greatly facilitated by correct handling of adequate tissue samples.


Constrictive Pericarditis Thymic Carcinoma Mediastinal Tumor Posterior Mediastinum Anterior Mediastinum 
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