mediastinitis

mediastinitis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(mēd″ē-as″tĭ-nīt′ĭs )

[mediastinum+ -itis]
Inflammation or infection of the mediastinum, as may occur after injury to the neck, perforation of the esophagus, or after surgery on the heart or lungs.

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