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Mediastinal Thymic Cyst FREE TO VIEW

Ronald A. Seltzer; Damon S. Mills; Sheldon S. Baddock; Benjamin Felson
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Department of Radiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Medical Center; Departments of Radiology and Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital


1967, by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1968;53(2):186-196. doi:10.1378/chest.53.2.186
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Abstract

Thymic cyst should be suspected when a sharply defined mass is seen far anteriorly in the mediastinum, particularly in relation to the great vessels and base of the heart. Calcification in the margin, when present, supports the diagnosis, as does a palpable extension in the neck. Treatment is surgical resection.


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