[Computerized tomography diagnosis of cavernous thymus hemangioma and differentiation from other mediastinal hemangiomas].

@article{Lungenschmid1990ComputerizedTD,
  title={[Computerized tomography diagnosis of cavernous thymus hemangioma and differentiation from other mediastinal hemangiomas].},
  author={D. Lungenschmid and Reinhard Schoepf and Otto Dietze and A Furtschegger},
  journal={Rontgen-Blatter; Zeitschrift fur Rontgen-Technik und medizinisch-wissenschaftliche Photographie},
  year={1990},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={301-4}
}
A case of cavernous haemangioma of the thymus is reported, including the findings of conventional X-ray imaging, computed tomography, surgery and histology. In addition, the literature of thymic angiomatous mesenchymomas as well as of mediastinal haemangiomas is reviewed. The tumour of a 29-year old and asymptomatic woman was located in the anterior mediastinal compartment at the site of the left thymic lobe. The tumour contained phleboliths and was surrounded by a small capsule of fat. After… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…