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Ultrasonography of thymoma with pathologic correlation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8305268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Preoperative ultrasonograms of 11 surgically proved thymomas and ex vivo ultrasonograms of 3 resected specimens were compared with pathologic findings of resected specimens. Among 11 thymomas 7 appeared solid, 3 were solid with several cystic regions, and the remaining one was unilocular cystic in appearance. Cystic regions on ultrasonograms corresponded to cystic changes on pathologic specimens. Six malignant thymomas showed a typical lacy appearance on ultrasonograms, which corresponded to the lobulated configuration separated by fibrous septa shown on the pathologic specimens.
Authors:
F Sakai; S Sone; T Kawai; A Maruyama; K Kiyono; M Morimoto; M Haniuda; T Honda; K Ishii; S I Ikeda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987)     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0284-1851     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Radiol     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-17     Completed Date:  1994-03-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706123     Medline TA:  Acta Radiol     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Cysts
Female
Humans
Male
Mediastinal Neoplasms / pathology,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Thymoma / pathology*,  ultrasonography*
Thymus Neoplasms / pathology*,  ultrasonography*

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