Fibrosing mediastinitis mimicking postpartum heart failure

Michael Rutledge, Laura Salama, Mohamad Khaled Soufi, Malik Al-Omari, Rami Khouzam

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Abstract

Fibrosing mediastinitis, also known as sclerosing mediastinitis and mediastinal fi brosis, is an uncommon disease characterized by the proliferation of a dense fi brous tissue in the mediastinum. This article describes a patient who presented to the ED with atypical signs and symptoms that initially seemed like heart failure but were eventually diagnosed as fi brosing mediastinitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-27
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Volume27
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Postpartum Period
Heart Failure
Mediastinitis
Mediastinum
Signs and Symptoms
Mediastinal Fibrosis

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Fibrosing mediastinitis mimicking postpartum heart failure. / Rutledge, Michael; Salama, Laura; Soufi, Mohamad Khaled; Al-Omari, Malik; Khouzam, Rami.

In: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Vol. 27, No. 12, 01.01.2014, p. 24-27.

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Rutledge, Michael ; Salama, Laura ; Soufi, Mohamad Khaled ; Al-Omari, Malik ; Khouzam, Rami. / Fibrosing mediastinitis mimicking postpartum heart failure. In: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2014 ; Vol. 27, No. 12. pp. 24-27.
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