Ectopic Pleural Thymoma Presenting as a Giant Mass in the Thoracic Cavity

Koji Yamazaki, Ichiro Yoshino, Taro Oba, Tomofumi Yohena, Toshifumi Kameyama, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Daigo Kawano, Hidenori Koso, Yoshihiko Maehara

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Abstract

We describe a rare case of a giant thymoma that developed in the right thoracic cavity, and seemed to originate from the visceral pleura. We believe that there have been few reports of thymoma developing from such an unusual origin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-317
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume83
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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