Radiology Teaching Files > Case 2703512

Contributed by: Residents and Faculty Baptist Health System Birmingham Alabama, Radiologist, Baptist Health System Hospitals Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Patient: 65 year old female
History: 65 YOF with signs and symptoms of superior vena caval syndrome. Biopsy done and tumor proved to be lymphocytic type of thymoma

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Diagnosis: thymoma (lymphocytic)

1. Thymoma or solid thymus lesions
a. Benign thymoma - 70%
b. Malignant thymoma
c. Thymolipoma (fatty elements), Benign
d. Lymphoma of thymus
2. Teratoid Lesions
a. Teratoma
b. Embryonal Cell CA
c. Chorioca
d. Seminoma
3. Thyroid / Parathyroid
a. Substernal thyroid, goiter
b. Thyroid adenoma, CA
c. Ectopic parathyroid adenoma
4. Lymph Nodes
a. Lymphoma (Hodgkins and NHL)
b. mets
c. Benign node hyperplasia
d. Angioblastic Lymphadenopathy
e. Lymphadenitis (sarcoid, granulomatous injection)

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Case Number: 2703512Last Updated: 01-19-2006
Anatomy: Lung   Pathology: Neoplasm
Exam Date: 01-01-2000Access Level: Readable by all users
Keywords: anterior mediastinal massACR: 670.3159

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