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Atypical primary carcinoid tumor of the thymus

Authors:

L Blockx ,

Department of Medical Imaging, AZ Sint-Lucas, Bruges, Belgium, BE
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K Ramboer

Department of Medical Imaging, AZ Sint-Lucas, Bruges, Belgium, BE
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Abstract

Background: A 65-year-old man presented with slight cough and throat ache for one month. The complaints largely disappeared under medical treatment. Clinical examination and laboratory results showed no significant abnormalities. A conventional radiography was taken, which showed a mediastinal abnormality and several lung nodules. Additionally, a CT scan of the thorax was performed for further evaluation.

Keywords: Thymus,   neoplasms  
How to Cite: Blockx, L. & Ramboer, K., (2014). Atypical primary carcinoid tumor of the thymus. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 97(3), pp.140–141. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.50
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Published on 01 May 2014.
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