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Fibrosing Mediastinitis
Sherief H. Garrana, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Fibrosing Mediastinitis (FM)
            • Synonyms

              • FM, mediastinal fibrosis, sclerosing mediastinitis
            • Definitions

              • Rare benign but potentially life-threatening condition characterized by proliferation of infiltrative mediastinal fibrous tissue

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Fluoroscopic Findings

                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                        • Angiographic Findings

                          • Imaging Recommendations

                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                              PATHOLOGY

                              • General Features

                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                    • Microscopic Features

                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                      • Presentation

                                        • Demographics

                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                            • Treatment

                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                              • Consider

                                                Selected References

                                                1. Garrana SH et al: Multimodality imaging of focal and diffuse fibrosing mediastinitis. Radiographics. 39(3):651-67, 2019
                                                2. Kalra M et al: Endovenous and operative treatment of superior vena cava syndrome. Surg Clin North Am. 98(2):321-35, 2018
                                                3. Gorospe L et al: Idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis: spectrum of imaging findings with emphasis on its association with IgG4-related disease. Clin Imaging. 39(6):993-9, 2015
                                                4. McNeeley MF et al: Imaging of granulomatous fibrosing mediastinitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 199(2):319-27, 2012
                                                5. Kim HY et al: Thoracic sequelae and complications of tuberculosis. Radiographics. 21(4):839-58; discussion 859-60, 2001
                                                6. Rossi SE et al: Fibrosing mediastinitis. Radiographics. 21(3):737-57, 2001
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                                                KEY FACTS

                                                • Terminology

                                                  • Imaging

                                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                      • Clinical Issues

                                                        • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                                          • Abbreviations

                                                            • Fibrosing Mediastinitis (FM)
                                                          • Synonyms

                                                            • FM, mediastinal fibrosis, sclerosing mediastinitis
                                                          • Definitions

                                                            • Rare benign but potentially life-threatening condition characterized by proliferation of infiltrative mediastinal fibrous tissue

                                                          IMAGING

                                                          • General Features

                                                            • Radiographic Findings

                                                              • CT Findings

                                                                • MR Findings

                                                                  • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                                    • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                                      • Angiographic Findings

                                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                                            • General Features

                                                                              • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                            • Consider

                                                                                              Selected References

                                                                                              1. Garrana SH et al: Multimodality imaging of focal and diffuse fibrosing mediastinitis. Radiographics. 39(3):651-67, 2019
                                                                                              2. Kalra M et al: Endovenous and operative treatment of superior vena cava syndrome. Surg Clin North Am. 98(2):321-35, 2018
                                                                                              3. Gorospe L et al: Idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis: spectrum of imaging findings with emphasis on its association with IgG4-related disease. Clin Imaging. 39(6):993-9, 2015
                                                                                              4. McNeeley MF et al: Imaging of granulomatous fibrosing mediastinitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 199(2):319-27, 2012
                                                                                              5. Kim HY et al: Thoracic sequelae and complications of tuberculosis. Radiographics. 21(4):839-58; discussion 859-60, 2001
                                                                                              6. Rossi SE et al: Fibrosing mediastinitis. Radiographics. 21(3):737-57, 2001