Posterior Mediastinal Thymus: Case Report and Literature Review


BACKGROUND The incidence of aberrant thymus in the posterior mediastinum is very uncommon. It is difficult to exclude malignancy before surgical procedure. CASE PRESENTATION In a six-month-old male coughing for two weeks prior to admission a posterior mediastinal mass was found incidentally by chest roentgenogram. Thoracotomy was performed. Histologic… (More)

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