Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Mild dyspnoea. Incidental finding on CT scan to thyroid study

Patient Data

Age: 55

CT neck without contrast: normal thyroid with mediastinal lesion


CT CHEST with contrast: presence of voluminous expansive lesion of 6 cm in the upper anterior mediastinum without infiltration of surrounding tissues signs with modest enhancement.



Case Discussion

CT-guided biopsy of mediastinal lesions.

HISTOLOGICAL EXAMINATION:macroscopic description: a few frustules of variable length up to 13 mm.

Diagnosis: B1 thymoma ((called thymoma WITH MAIN lymphocytic)

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Case information

rID: 38443
Published: 22nd Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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