Case 06 JChan

Created by HELENE MOULIN on Jul 28, 2015 4:35:14 PM, Last modified by HELENE MOULIN on Oct 5, 2015 9:50:01 AM

Clinical information

A 53-year-old female, who 5 years ago had undergone hysterectomy for microinvasive adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix, presented with progressive dysphagia and weakness. She was diagnosed as having myasthenia gravis. CT scan showed a contrast enhancing mass in the anterior mediastinum, measuring 5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm. Thymectomy was performed and the specimen showed a solid mass with cystic foci.


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Diagnosis information

Thymus - Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia (thymic hyperplasia with lymphoepithelial sialadenitis-like features)
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