Ectopic Primary Intrathyroidal Thymoma: A Case Report and Review of LiteratureCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Jiby Soosen Ninan,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Pathology, A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kuntikana-689521, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.
Thymomas are rare neoplasms comprising less than 1% of adult cancers. Ectopic thymomas are thought to arise from aberrant thymic tissue displaced during embryologic development and are extremely rare accounting for only upto 4% of all thymomas. Ectopic intrathyroidal thymoma is a rare entity with only eight previous cases reported to the best of our knowledge. Here we present a rare case of ectopic primary intra thyroidal thymoma with the clinical, morphological and immunohistochemical features.
Hyperthyroidism, Thymus, Thyroid
Jiby Soosen Ninan, Sandhya Ilanthodi, Muktha R Pai. ECTOPIC PRIMARY INTRATHYROIDAL THYMOMA: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 July [cited: 2019 Jan 19 ]; 12:ED04-ED05. Available from
Date of Submission: Mar 21, 2018
Date of Peer Review: May 11, 2018
Date of Acceptance: May 28, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: NONE.
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