Thymic carcinoma

Vitória Homem Machado, Fernando Pivatto Júnior, Felipe Soares Torres


Thymic carcinomas are a heterogeneous group of aggressive, invasive epithelial malignancies. Their incidence is rare, occurring predominantly in middle-aged men. Here we present the typical imaging findings of a thymic carcinoma. The combination of imaging characteristics with tumor location and patient age provides a roadmap for approaching the differential diagnosis.

Keywords: Thymus Gland; carcinoma; mediastinal neoplasms


Thymus gland; carcinoma; mediastinal neoplasms

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