Intrathyroidal epithelial thymoma: An entity distinct from squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid

@article{Miyauchi1985IntrathyroidalET,
  title={Intrathyroidal epithelial thymoma: An entity distinct from squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid},
  author={Dr. Akira Miyauchi and Kanji Kuma and Fumio Matsuzuka and S. Matsubayashi and A Kobayashi and Hajime Tamai and Shoichi Katayama},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1985},
  volume={9},
  pages={128-134}
}
We report 3 cases of intrathyroidal epithelial thymoma, a clinicopathologic entity distinct from squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid. Two patients are long-term survivors among 5 postoperative patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid. One has been free from the disease for 17 years, and the other with local recurrence died of an unrelated disease 18 years after the surgery. The diagnosis in these 2 was corrected to intrathyroidal epithelial thymoma following a review of the… CONTINUE READING

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