Which unusual presentations of thymoma have been reported?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Kendrix J Evans, MD, MS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Four cases of patients who presented with severe chest pain secondary to infarction or hemorrhage of the tumor have been reported. Cases of invasion into the SVC resulting in venous obstruction have also been reported. [4] The clinician should be aware of these rare presentations of a thymoma.


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