Concurrent development of a thymic cyst and mediastinal Hodgkin's disease

Paul Kaesberg, D. B. Foley, J. Pellett, G. R. Hafez, W. B. Ershler

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Abstract

A case is presented of a young adult female who presented with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's disease and a mediastinal mass that proved to be a thymic cyst. Prior to this illness, a chest x-ray had been obtained that did not show a mediastinal mass. This case illustrates that thymic cysts may arise simultaneously with mediastinal Hodgkin's disease, rather than as a result of treatment or being present congenitally.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-294
Number of pages2
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Volume16
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Kaesberg, P., Foley, D. B., Pellett, J., Hafez, G. R., & Ershler, W. B. (1988). Concurrent development of a thymic cyst and mediastinal Hodgkin's disease. Medical and Pediatric Oncology, 16(4), 293-294.