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Recurrent Thymoma with Chest Wall Metastasis: A Rare Presentation

Issue: Vol.7, No.4 - October 2008

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  1. Dr M Sreekumar
    Dept. of. Radiology, Kuwait Cancer Control Centre
  2. Khaleda Bader Boarki
  3. Issam Francis
  4. Weal Moftah

Occurrence of metastasis to the chest wall from malignant thymoma is a rare entity. A very few cases have only been published in the literature regarding the same. We report a case of a 64 yrs old Kuwaiti female patient who presented with swellings in the Lt anterior chest wall of short duration. She had past history of surgery for anterior mediastinal mass, which was diagnosed as non-invasive thymoma - medullary type. She subsequently underwent radiological and histopathological evaluation and were proven as metastases from recurrent malignant thymoma. This case signifies the fact that the chest wall is a probable site for metastasis from malignant thymoma, though the occurrence is rare.

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