From the case: Thymolipoma

Modality: CT
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 articles:

  • 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...”

View full size version of Thymolipoma

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.