From the case: Thymolipoma

Thymolipoma (like...
Axial C+ venous phase
Thymolipoma (likely) close up
Modality: CT (C+ venous phase)

- “ Small incidental anterior mediastinal mass containing macroscopic fat. Most likely represents a thymolipoma.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Primary neoplasms of the thymus - “ Although primary tumours of the thymus are rare, they are the most common causes of a neoplasm of the anterosuperior mediastinum 1. thymoma (stag...”
  • Mediastinal teratoma - “ Mediastinal teratomas are germ cell tumours located in the anterior mediastinum. Epidemiology Mediastinal teratomas are the most common extra-go...”
  • Thymolipoma - “ Thymolipoma is a rare, benign anterior mediastinal mass of thymic origin, containing both thymic and mature adipose tissue.  Epidemiology Thymol...”

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