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ectopic cervical thymoma

Friday 10 April 2015

Ectopic cervical thymoma is a rare tumor that probably arises from ectopic thymic tissue trapped during migration of thymic primordia in the embryonic stage.

Differential diagnosis

- T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.


- Ectopic cervical thymoma: a mimic of T-lymphoblastic lymphoma. Chang ST, Chuang SS. Pathol Res Pract. 2003;199(9):633-5. PMID: 14621201