Thymic sail sign

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Asymptomatic

Patient Data

Age: 20 days
Gender: Male
X-ray

Triangular sail shape of the normal thymus gland in the right upper hemithorax. Lungs and pleural spaces clear. 

Case Discussion

The thymic sail sign is a normal feature of the thymus gland on a neonatal frontal chest radiograph.

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Case information

rID: 60389
Published: 21st May 2018
Last edited: 21st May 2018
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