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Ann Diagn Pathol. 2000 Aug;4(4):236-9.

Thymohemangiolipoma, a rare histologic variant of thymolipoma: a case report and review of the literature.

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  • 1Department of Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

Abstract

We report a case of a thymic neoplasm in an 18-year-old woman who presented with chest discomfort and an anterior mediastinal mass. The surgically resected tumor showed abundant adipose tissue admixed with thymic tissue and numerous medium-caliber blood vessels. We consider this tumor a rare variant of thymolipoma and designate it as thymohemangiolipoma. Because of its benign nature, it should be distinguished from other mediastinal lesions.

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