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A case of a resected thymoma in the middle mediastinum.

Tokuno J, Cho H, Yamanashi K, Ueda Y, Sumitomo R, Shoji T, Huang CL - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Bottom Line: We experienced an extremely rare case of a thymoma in the middle mediastinum.A 42-year-old woman presented with a 4-cm-sized abnormal mass in the middle mediastinum by chest computed tomography.An extended thymectomy was performed additionally.

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Affiliation: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kitano Hospital, The Tazuke Kofukai Medical Institute, Osaka 530-8480, Japan j-tokuno@kitano-hp.or.jp.

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Pathological findings. Spindle cell proliferation (A) and lymphocyte infiltration (B) (hematoxylin eosin stain ×400).
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RJU077F3: Pathological findings. Spindle cell proliferation (A) and lymphocyte infiltration (B) (hematoxylin eosin stain ×400).

Mentions: The tumor was yellowish and 4.9 cm at its largest diameter. A microscopic examination showed the tumor to contain spindle-shaped cells with a lymphocyte-rich component (Fig. 3). The postoperative pathological diagnosis was type AB of a thymoma according to the World Health Organization classification. The postoperative course was uneventful. The patient was discharged on postoperative Day 10. She was doing well at 12 months after surgery without recurrence of the tumor or any symptoms associated with myasthesia gravis.Figure 3:


A case of a resected thymoma in the middle mediastinum.

Tokuno J, Cho H, Yamanashi K, Ueda Y, Sumitomo R, Shoji T, Huang CL - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Pathological findings. Spindle cell proliferation (A) and lymphocyte infiltration (B) (hematoxylin eosin stain ×400).
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RJU077F3: Pathological findings. Spindle cell proliferation (A) and lymphocyte infiltration (B) (hematoxylin eosin stain ×400).
Mentions: The tumor was yellowish and 4.9 cm at its largest diameter. A microscopic examination showed the tumor to contain spindle-shaped cells with a lymphocyte-rich component (Fig. 3). The postoperative pathological diagnosis was type AB of a thymoma according to the World Health Organization classification. The postoperative course was uneventful. The patient was discharged on postoperative Day 10. She was doing well at 12 months after surgery without recurrence of the tumor or any symptoms associated with myasthesia gravis.Figure 3:

Bottom Line: We experienced an extremely rare case of a thymoma in the middle mediastinum.A 42-year-old woman presented with a 4-cm-sized abnormal mass in the middle mediastinum by chest computed tomography.An extended thymectomy was performed additionally.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kitano Hospital, The Tazuke Kofukai Medical Institute, Osaka 530-8480, Japan j-tokuno@kitano-hp.or.jp.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus