Spontaneous hemorrhage of an ectopic mediastinal thyroid.


We wish to report an unusual cause of chest pain and hemoptysis. A 62-year-old woman presented with persistent cough and mild substernal chest discomfort. She had previously noted one episode of blood-tinged sputum. Physical examination was completely normal. Initial laboratory data included a normal CBC, chest x-ray film, and sputum analysis. Bronchoscopy… (More)


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