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Case Studies | Medical Science | Portugal | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018
Slvia Oliveira | Joao Ribeirinho Soares | Maria Jose Almeida | Noemia Loio Marques | Sara Matos | Antonio Barroso
Abstract: Fibrosing mediastinitis is a rare condition defined by the presence of fibrotic mediastinal infiltrates that obliterate normal fat planes. It is a significant source of morbidity and mortality, and functional limitations that are frequently responsible for work disability. This case report presents a young woman with severe fibrosing mediastinitis in palliative treatment, with a successful professional reintegration.
Keywords: Fibrosing mediastinitis, work, pulmonary hypertension, modified Borg scale
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,
Pages: 74 - 76