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Mediastinitis: Introduction

Mediastinitis: inflammation of the tissues in the mid-chest, or mediastinum. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Mediastinitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Mediastinitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Mediastinitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Mediastinitis

Mediastinitis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Mediastinitis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Mediastinitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Mediastinitis may include:

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Mediastinitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Mediastinitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Mediastinitis

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Mediastinitis: Deaths

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Causes of Mediastinitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Mediastinitis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Mediastinitis:

Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Mediastinitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Mediastinitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Mediastinitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mediastinitis. Of the 23 causes of Mediastinitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mediastinitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Mediastinitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Mediastinitis:

The following list of medical conditions have Mediastinitis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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Causes of Mediastinitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Mediastinitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Mediastinitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Mediastinitis:

    Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes)

    Symptoms related to Mediastinitis:

    Complications due to cardiovascular or endoscopic surgical procedures, Odontogenic infections, Retropharyngeal infections, Histoplasmosis, Tuberculosis, Radiation therapy, Superior vena caval syndrome, Pulmonary edema (72 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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