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Mediastinal Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Mediastinal Cyst
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RDF Unique Identifier
non-neoplastic; simple mediastinal cysts commonly adjacent to pericardium; note X refs: do not coord pericardial, thoracic, thymic or tracheal cysts with respective organs or organ/dis precoord: index only under MEDIASTINAL CYST
Scope Note
Cysts of one of the parts of the mediastinum: the superior part, containing the trachea, esophagus, thoracic duct and thymus organs; the inferior middle part, containing the pericardium; the inferior anterior part containing some lymph nodes; and the inferior posterior part, containing the thoracic duct and esophagus.
Entry Term(s)
Pericardial Cyst
Thoracic Cyst
Thymic Cyst
Tracheal Cyst
NLM Classification #
WF 900
Date Established
Date of Entry
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Mediastinal Cyst Preferred
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