Middle mediastinum

The middle mediastinum is an artificial space of the mediastinum divided from the remainder of the extra-pleural intrathoracic cavity by arbitrary lines. It forms the largest component of the inferior mediastinum

Gross anatomy


Related pathology

Anatomy: Thoracic
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Article information

rID: 30574
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
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    Figure 1: mediastinal anatomy (Gray's anatomy illustration)
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    Figure 2: mediastinum (Gray's illustration)
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    Figure 3: annotated CT (green)
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