Definition of Mediastinum. Meaning of Mediastinum. Synonyms of Mediastinum

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- The mediastinum (from Medieval Latin: mediastinus, lit. 'midway') is the central compartment of the thoracic cavity surrounded by loose connective tissue...
- The mediastinum testis is a network of fibrous connective tissue that extends from the top to near the bottom of each testis. It is wider above than below...
- Mediastinitis is inflammation of the tissues in the mid-chest, or mediastinum. It can be either acute or chronic. It is thought to be due to four different...
- emphysema) is pneumatosis (abnormal presence of air or other gas) in the mediastinum. First described in 1819 by René Laennec, the condition can result from...
- A mediastinal tumor is a tumor in the mediastinum, the cavity that separates the lungs from the rest of the chest. It contains the heart, esophagus, trachea...
- pericardial cavity, which contains pericardial fluid, and defines the middle mediastinum. It separates the heart from interference of other structures, protects...
- region and in the posterior mediastinum. Seen from behind. Front photo of the Ductus Thoracicus in the Human mediastinum with the heart and part of the...
- and fascia). The central compartment of the thoracic cavity is the mediastinum. There are two openings of the thoracic cavity, a superior thoracic aperture...
- aortic arch in the superior mediastinum Where the esophagus is compressed by the left main bronchus in the posterior mediastinum The esophageal hiatus, where...
- Score 1: No uptake above the background Score 2: Uptakemediastinum Score 3: Uptake > mediastinum but ≤ liver Score 4: Uptake moderately increased compared...
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