Mature cystic teratoma in the anterior mediastinum containing a carcinoid

Jui Sheng Hsu, Wan Yi Kang, Shah Hwa Chou, Ming-Tsung Chuang

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Abstract

Mature teratomas are common neoplasms in the anterior mediastinum. However, a primary carcinoid tumor occurring in a mature teratoma is extremely rare. To our knowledge, there are only 2 published articles in the literature to date reporting a mature cystic teratoma of the mediastinum containing a carcinoid. We herein report another case of primary carcinoid tumor arising from a mature cystic teratoma in the anterior mediastinum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-62
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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