paraesophageal cyst

paraesophageal cyst

[¦par·ə·i‚säf·ə′jē·əl ′sist]
(medicine)
A bronchogenic cyst intimately connected with the esophageal wall, containing cartilage, and usually filled with a mucoid material and desquamated epithelial cells.
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In total, 80%-90% of neurogenic tumors, paraesophageal cysts, mesenchymal tumors, and liposarcomas generally develop in the posterior mediastinum.