Symptomatic mediastinal thymic cysts.


The case of a symptomatic, hemorrhagic mediastinal thymic cyst associated with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is reported and the literature reviewed. Contrary to previous reports, mediastinal thymic cysts are frequently symptomatic (39%), presenting with complaints of tracheal and esophageal compression. The age distribution is the same in symptomatic… (More)


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