A Rare Giant Pleural Thymoma in Posterior Mediastinum.

Kalloli, M and Vijayakumar, M and Srinivas, C and Ramachandra, C (2012) A Rare Giant Pleural Thymoma in Posterior Mediastinum. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Thymoma is an epithelial neoplasm of the thymus, which commonly lies in the anterior mediastinum. Unusually, thymomas can also be found in other locations. Surgical excision, when feasible, appears to provide good results. We encountered a rare case of a thymoma that developed in the right thoracic cavity, and originating from the pleura in posterior mediastinum. We describe the clinical scenario, investigations, and our management of the patient.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Thymoma; Pleural tumor; Posterior mediastinum; Surgical excision
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8919
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:08
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:08

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