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Ectopic cervical thymus showed typical sonographic features and unilateral location laterally, and postero-inferiorly to the lower pole of the thyroid gland in most cases

2008

Scholarcy highlights

  • Material and methods Children who underwent neck US the past year for several indications and presented ectopic cervical thymus as an incidental finding
  • Ectopic cervical thymus showed typical sonographic features and unilateral location laterally, and postero-inferiorly to the lower pole of the thyroid gland in most cases
  • Since ectopic cervical thymus is sometimes an incidental finding when neck US is performed in children, awareness of the appearances of this entity is useful to avoid misinterpreting it as a neck mass

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