Incidental thymic cyst in middle mediastinum during emergency coronary artery bypass grafting: case report

Case report


Congenital thymic cyst is a rare mass and usually located in the anterior mediastinum and neck. Congenital thymic cyst in the middle mediastinum are extremely rare, with only three previously reported case. We herein describe the fourth case of a thymic cyst in the middle mediastinum.


Thymic cyst Coronary artery bypass grafting Incidental 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of GeneticIslamic Azad University of ShahrekordShahrekordIran

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