Primary adenocarcinoma of the thymus: an immunohistochemical and molecular study with review of the literature

@inproceedings{Maghbool2013PrimaryAO,
  title={Primary adenocarcinoma of the thymus: an immunohistochemical and molecular study with review of the literature},
  author={Maryam Maghbool and Mani Ramzi and Inga Nagel and Pablo A. Bejarano and Reiner Siebert and Abolfazl Saeedzadeh and Yahya Daneshbod},
  booktitle={BMC clinical pathology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Primary adenocarcinoma of thymus is extremely rare. CASE PRESENTATION This is a case of primary adenocarcinoma with intestinal differentiation and focal mucin production in the thymus. Thymic cyst was associated with this tumor. Intestinal differentiation was confirmed by immunohistochemical stain with positivity for CDX-2, CK20, villin, MOC31 and focal positivity of CK7. Array comperative genomic hybridization (CGH) analysis showed a complex pattern of chromosomal imbalances… CONTINUE READING