[Accessory thymus in cervical ectopy: apropos of a case].

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Cervical tumors of thymic origin are considered to be uncommon lesions in the differential diagnosis of neck masses. They can be either cystic or solid. The authors present one case of solid cervical thymic tumor in a 2 month-old baby. The embryogenesis of the thymus explains the cervical location of these tumors. Theories of physiopathology are presented… (More)

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