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Related to mediastinitis: Fibrosing Mediastinitis


n. mediastinitis, infl. del tejido del mediastino.
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Delayed diagnosis may result in serious complications, including mediastinitis, pneumonitis, pericarditis, empyema, and death.
Systemic complications include (a) deep neck space infections; (b) septic arthritis/osteomyelitis of the humerus, hip, clavicle, tibia, and fibula; (c) brain manifestations to include meningitis, epidural/subdural abscess, sinus thrombosis, and stroke; (d) lung manifestations to include mediastinitis, pulmonary embolism, empyema, hydrothorax/pneumothorax, and pneumonia; (e) eye manifestations to include uveitis, vitreous hemorrhage, retrobulbar mass, and cranial nerve VI palsy; (f) liver/spleen infarct or abscess; and (g) lower cranial nerve, XI-XII, palsies (Karkos et al.
He was diagnosed with mediastinitis - an inflammation of the chest tissue - and died three days later.
A perforation has a high morbidity and mortality rate and can cause mediastinitis, sepsis and multi-organ failure.
The first presented with mediastinitis and died of systemic sepsis and multiple organ failure on the second postoperative day after delayed presentation with a tracheooesophageal fistula after button battery ingestion.
Dehiscence of sternal wounds is associated with mediastinitis, prolonged hospital stay, and a mortality of 22% if mediastinitis occurs.
Optimal treatment of cervical necrotizing fasciitis associated with descending necrotizing mediastinitis.
Retropharyngeal abscess carries a high mortality and morbidity rate, due to its association with airway obstruction, aspiration pneumonia, mediastinitis, jugular venous thrombosis, necrotizing fasciitis, sepsis and erosion into the carotid artery (2).
The spectrum of mass-forming IgG4related sclerosing disease includes fibroinflammatory masses (some of which resemble pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma, see below); inflammatory pseudotumor, plasma cell granuloma type; and sclerosing mediastinitis.
Acute neck cellulitis and mediastinitis complicating a continuous interscalene block.