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Mediastinal mass caused by syphilitic aortitis.
  1. R Hofmann-Wellenhof,
  2. W Domej,
  3. C Schmid,
  4. D Rossmann-Moore,
  5. P Kullnig,
  6. M Annelli-Monti
  1. Department of Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria.


    A 47 year old man presented with hoarseness and chest pain found to be due to proliferative syphilitic aortitis. The case is unusual as the syphilitic aortitis caused a mediastinal mass without affecting the lumen of the aorta.

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