Mediastinal lipomatosis

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[edit] Discussion of Mediastinal lipomatosis

  • Common benign cause of mediastinal widening.
  • While it may be associated with exogenous obesity, steroid ingestion, or Cushing's syndrome, these factors often are not present.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Mediastinal lipomatosis

  • Radiographs: Mediastinal widening
  • CT: Excessive mediastinal adipose tissue

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[edit] References for Mediastinal lipomatosis