Thymoma in a 14 Month Female with Mild Pure Red Cell Aplasia

  • S Tiwari Paediatric Resident, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Pediatric Surgery affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra
  • V Bafna Assistant Professor (Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist), Department of Paediatrics and Department of Pediatric Surgery affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra
  • S Shrotriya Pediatric Surgeon, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Pediatric Surgery affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra
  • V Kalrao Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Pediatric Surgery affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra
  • S Lalwani Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics and Department of Pediatric Surgery affiliated to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, Maharashtra
Keywords: Thymoma, Anterior mediastinal mass, Infant, Rare tumour

Abstract

Thymoma is a rare case presenting in the paediatric age group. Only 30 cases have been reported so far. Our case is a 14 month old female, presented with respiratory distress. CT scan showed gross widening of superior mediastinum with a homogeneous opacity. Immunohistochemistry was suggestive of thymoma. She underwent excision of the thymic mass and is well at present.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2015;35(1):76-78

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2015-10-08
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Tiwari, S., Bafna, V., Shrotriya, S., Kalrao, V., & Lalwani, S. (2015). Thymoma in a 14 Month Female with Mild Pure Red Cell Aplasia. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 35(1), 76-78. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v35i1.10067
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series