Thymoma and related entities
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Revised: 22 February 2013, last major update December 2012
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● Resembles thymoma, but in neck ( Histopathology 2005;46:583)
● All reported cases had benign behavior
● Usually women
● 69 year old woman with ectopic mid mediastinum thymoma of unusual histological type (Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006;12:200)
● 75 year old man with primary pleural thymoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2006;130:e62)
Pleural thymoma: right-keratin+, CK5/6+, p63+, Tdt+
End of Mediastinum > Thymoma and related entities > Ectopic thymoma
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