Mediastinum anthracosis resembling metastatic carcinoma from thyroid gland

Yong Sang Lee, Soon Won Hong, Kee Hyun Nam, Woong Youn Chung, Hang Seok Chang, Cheong Soo Park

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The differential diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node enlargement is mandatory, sincethe diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node enlargement covers a broad spectrum of diseases including inflammatory reactions, infections, and cancer metastases. We describe here a 51-year-old woman with anthracosis in mediastinal lymph node, mimicking metastatic carcinoma from the thyroid gland.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Korean Surgical Society
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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