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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 204–205 | Cite as

Thymic calcifications in histiocytosis X

  • T. E. Sumner
  • S. T. Auringer
  • A. A. Preston
Short reports

Abstract

We report a case of an infant with pulmonary histiocytosis X with punctate thymic calcifications on conventional CT without an anterior mediastinal mass.

Keywords

Public Health Histiocytosis Mediastinal Mass Anterior Mediastinal Mass Pulmonary Histiocytosis 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Sumner
    • 1
  • S. T. Auringer
    • 1
  • A. A. Preston
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Bowman Gray School of MedicineWake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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