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Abstract

Introduction:

Mediastinal blastomycosis has been described in multiple case reports, but no review to date has catalogued its various manifestations or response to treatment.

Case presentation:

An otherwise healthy 18‐year‐old female presented with lymphadenopathy and was found to have a large mediastinal mass concerning for lymphoma. A subsequent biopsy revealed ; the patient responded well to therapy with amphotericin B and itraconazole. Similar cases are reviewed and analysed.

Conclusion:

Mediastinal blastomycosis is a rare but life‐threatening disease manifestation that responds readily to appropriate antifungal therapy.

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