Thymolipoma in a 13-year-old Korean girl

Su Jin Park, Ji Young Baek, Junjeong Choi, Kyung Won Kim, Myung Joon Kim, Myung Hyun Sohn, Kyu Earn Kim

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Abstract

Thymolipoma is a rare benign tumor of anterior mediastinum. Most patients are asymptomatic with incidental finding of the tumor during a diagnostic workup of other medical problems. We present a case of 13-year-old girl with anterior mediastinal thymolipoma, surgically removed after an incidental diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-105
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Pediatrics
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pediatrics

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Park, S. J., Baek, J. Y., Choi, J., Kim, K. W., Kim, M. J., Sohn, M. H., & Kim, K. E. (2010). Thymolipoma in a 13-year-old Korean girl. Korean Journal of Pediatrics, 53(1), 103-105. https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2010.53.1.103