Thymic carcinoma with primary spine metastasis.


Thymic carcinomas (TC) are rare tumors, representing 0.2% to 1.5% of all malignancies, with extrathoracic metastases to liver, kidney and bone occurring in 1% to 15% of patients. Although TC exhibit highly aggressive biological behavior, spinal metastasis with cord compression is rare. We describe a 57-year-old man with a 2-month history of cervicodorsal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2010.08.038


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