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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-46

Ectopic cervical thymus in an adult: A rare presentation


Department of Radiology, St. John's Hospital, Kattappana, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Reddy Ravikanth
Department of Radiology, St. John's Hospital, Kattappana - 685 515, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JMU.JMU_152_20

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Ectopic cervical thymus is an essentially benign condition related to embryological development of the thymus and is exceedingly rare among the adult population. Precise and early diagnosis of the entity on high-resolution ultrasonography may help avoid further investigations and unnecessary surgical intervention. This case report describes the typical sonological appearance of ectopic cervical thymus in a 44-year-old male.


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