Modality: Diagram

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  • Posterior mediastinum - “ The posterior mediastinum (or paravertebral compartment) is a potential space along the paravertebral sulci. It is conceptually considered a porti...”
  • Inferior mediastinum - “ The inferior mediastinum is the box-shaped space in the mediastinum below the transthoracic plane of Ludwig between the wedge-shaped superior medi...”
  • Superior mediastinum - “ Superior mediastinum is an artificially divided wedge-shaped compartment of the mediastinum located between the thoracic plane inferiorly and the ...”
  • Mediastinum - “ The mediastinum is a space in the thorax that contains a group of non-delineated organs and their surrounding connective tissue. It lies in the mi...”
  • Middle mediastinum - “ The middle mediastinum is an artificial space of the mediastinum divided from the remainder of the extra-pleural intrathoracic cavity by arbitrary...”
  • Mediastinal mass - “ Mediastinal mass may be caused by a wide variety of neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathologies. It is helpful to identify the location of the mass ...”
  • Anterior mediastinum - “ The anterior mediastinum is the portion of the mediastinum anterior to the pericardium and below the thoracic plane. It forms the anterior part o...”

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