Year : 2016  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79-81

Pleural thymoma: our first case

Chest Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Reham M Elkolaly
Chest Department, Tanta University, Tanta
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DOI: 10.4103/1687-8426.184361

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Thymoma is not a very rare disease; many cases have been diagnosed all over the world. However, it was the first time to diagnose pleural thymoma in our department, and was diagnosed by means of medical thoracoscope. It is not usual for a pulmonologist to expect pleural thymoma; thus, it was the main challenge for us and for the pathologist to diagnose it.

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