Encapsulated thymoma: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: Pathology

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Case Discussion

Encapsulated thymoma (mixed lymphocytic and epithelial thymoma = Type AB).

A bottle-shaped tumor is encapsulated and shows a bulging, rather homogeneous, faintly lobulated ivory-colored cut surface.

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PEIR Digital Library (Pathology image database). Image# 414622. Image and description are from the AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology.

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Case Information

rID: 9078
Case created: 16th Mar 2010
Last edited: 10th Sep 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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