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Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma

Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas.

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A 52-year-old male patient who had complaints of breathlessness, dry cough, wheezing, and fever was referred to the Department of Chest Medicine. A plain chest X-ray showed gross widening of the mediastinum with a well-defined homogenous opaque shadow predominantly involving superior mediastinum. Chest CT scan was also carried out, which showed a well-defined ovoid predominantly isodense to hypodense lesion. All these features were suggestive of benign thymoma for which surgery was the mainstay of treatment along with induction chemotherapy and adjuvant radiotherapy. A multidisciplinary approach was recommended for the evaluation and treatment of thymoma or thymic carcinoma owing to its potential for invasion and local recurrence.

Key words: thymus gland- mediastinal thymoma- surgery


 
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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2015; 4(5): 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127


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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2015; 4(5): 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. Int J Med Sci Public Health. (2015), [cited April 23, 2019]; 4(5): 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas (2015) Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. Int J Med Sci Public Health, 4 (5), 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. 2015. Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 4 (5), 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. "Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 4 (2015), 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas. "Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 4.5 (2015), 730-732. Print. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127



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Kavitha Devi M, S Yuvarajan, Bency K Thomas (2015) Anterior mediastinal mass: A case report of thymoma. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 4 (5), 730-732. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.05122014127





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