Hodgkin disease: CT of the thymus.

  title={Hodgkin disease: CT of the thymus.},
  author={Christine Heron and Janet E. Husband and Michael J. Williams},
  volume={167 3},
The computed tomography (CT) scans in two groups of patients with Hodgkin disease were reviewed to determine the frequency of thymic enlargement. In 50 CT scans from 50 patients with evidence of thoracic disease on CT scans who were examined for primary staging, the thymus was enlarged in 15 of 50 (30%). Fifty CT scans were obtained from 44 patients at the time of 50 separate episodes of known or suspected relapse. Relapse occurred in the mediastinum in 12 episodes, lung parenchyma in five, and… CONTINUE READING
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