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Ann Thorac Surg. 1998 Dec;66(6):2106-8.

Recurrence of stage I thymoma 32 years after total excision.

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Department of Thoracic Surgery and Histopathology, Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Malignant thymomas are invasive and recur frequently, but noninvasive thymomas rarely do so. We report on a case of recurrent thymoma in a 50-year-old white man, 32 years after total excision of a stage I thymoma. We stress the importance of long-term follow-up in all patients.

PMID:
9930508
DOI:
10.1016/s0003-4975(98)01077-7
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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