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A late complication of a diagnostic mediastinoscopy.
  1. H F Hoitsma,
  2. E T Tjho,
  3. M A Cuesta


    A 69-year-old man with a moderately well differentiated squamous-cell carcinoma of the lung, underwent a mediastinoscopy. All histological examinations of the mediastinal nodes were negative. The patient was treated with a curative left pneumonectomy. Three months after this negative mediastinoscopy the patient developed a metastasis in the mediastinoscopy scar. A report of this case and a review of the literature are presented.

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