September 1970

Mediastinal Lymphoid Hamartoma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical Center, 303 E Chicago Ave, Chicago.

Arch Surg. 1970;101(3):442-445. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1970.01340270090025

A case report of a 56-year-old man with mediastinal lymphoid hamartoma is presented. This unusual lesion occurs in young adults, presents diagnostic difficulties, and pursues a benign course. As the title implies, it would appear to be hamartomatous in origin.