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Fibrosing mediastinitis

Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic mediastinal fibrosis
  • Mediastinal fibrosis
  • Sclerosing mediastinitis
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  • How is fibrosing mediastinitis treated? How can I learn more about research? Click here for answer

  • Unknowingly I contracted histoplasmosis related fibrosing mediastinitis in my youth. The calcium scarring has asymptomatically over-grown my superior vena cava completely occluding it. Can I become re-infected by another encounter with H. capsulatum fungus? Are my prodigy at higher risk of contracting fibrosing mediastinitis? Is there a genetic component? Click here for answer