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O'Donovan Peter B. M.D. B.Ch. F.A.C.C.P.; Rice, Thomas W. M.D., F.A.C.S.
Journal of Thoracic Imaging: Winter 1994
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SummaryWe describe surgical relocation of the mesoazygos without its visceral pleura, from an intrapulmonary location to a normal right superior mediastinal position. The pictorial sequence presented confirms the postulated theory of azygos disimpaction and excludes the theory of symphysis of the azygos fissure.

We describe surgical relocation of the mesoazygos without its visceral pleura, from an intrapulmonary location to a normal right superior mediastinal position. The pictorial sequence presented confirms the postulated theory of azygos disimpaction and excludes the theory of symphysis of the azygos fissure.

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