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Chapter 19 - Anterior Mediastinal Masses

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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This chapter discusses the signs, symptoms, diagnostic work up and anesthetic consideration related to children with anterior mediastinal masses.

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Print publication year: 2019

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