ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
An unusual cyst of posterior mediastinum: Mullerian cyst
Mehmet Dakak1, Barış Poyraz2, Şafak Bulut3, Cihangir Doğu4, Selçuk Bilgin4
1Departments of Thoracic Surgery, TOBB ETÜ Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Departments of Thoracic Diseases, TOBB ETÜ Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3Departments of Pathology, TOBB ETÜ Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
4Departments of Intensive Care Unit, TOBB ETÜ Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2015.7670
In this article, we report a rarely seen and newly categorized mediastinal cyst called Mullerian cyst. A 51-year-old female patient was admitted to our clinic with the complaint of dysphagia. The chest computed tomography scan revealed a posterior mediastinal cystic lesion with a diameter of 2.7 centimeters. The patient underwent right thoracotomy.
Keywords : Mediastinum; Mullerian cyst; surgery
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