Year 2019, Volume 3 , Issue 3, Pages 276 - 277 2019-03-15

Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report
Masif plevral efüzyon ile seyreden timolipom: Olgu sunumu

Zeynep BAYRAMOĞLU [1] , Ethem ÖMEROĞLU [2] , Yaşar ÜNLÜ [3]


Thymolipoma is a rare and benign lesion originating from the anterior mediastinum. Thymolipoma is mostly diagnosed incidentally. However, cough, dyspnea and chest pain can be seen. A 35-year-old male patient presented to our hospital with the complaint of shortness of breath lasting for one month. The physical examination revealed a massive pleural effusion on the right. In computed tomography (CT) imaging of the thorax, a soft tissue density of 7.5x5x5 cm in size, containing calcifications were observed in the anterior mediastinum. A right thoracotomy was performed for the treatment and to make a definite diagnosis. The histopathological examination resulted in the diagnosis of a thymolipoma. We presented our case with its differential diagnosis because of its rarity.

Timolipomlar nadir görülen, ön mediastenden köken alan benign tümörlerdir. Genellikle insidental olarak bulunmakla birlikte öksürük, dispne ve göğüs ağrısı görülebilir. 35 yaşında erkek hastamız, bir aydır devam eden nefes darlığı şikayeti ile hastanemize başvurmuştur. Hastamızda sağ masif plevral effüzyon saptandı. Bilgisayarlı toraks tomografisinde (BT) anterior mediastende kalsifikasyonlar içeren 7,5x5x5 cm boyutlarında yumuşak doku dansitesi izlenmiştir. Tedavi ve kesin tanı için hastaya sağ torakotomi yapılmıştır. Histopatolojik inceleme, timolipom tanısını konuldu. Olgumuzu nadir olması nedeniyle ayırıcı tanıları ile birlikte sunduk.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Surgery
Journal Section Case report
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7075-8819
Author: Zeynep BAYRAMOĞLU (Primary Author)
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF SURGICAL MEDICAL SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4943-6871
Author: Ethem ÖMEROĞLU
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF SURGICAL MEDICAL SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3951-8881
Author: Yaşar ÜNLÜ
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF SURGICAL MEDICAL SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : March 15, 2019

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APA Bayramoğlu, Z , Ömeroğlu, E , Ünlü, Y . (2019). Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report . Journal of Surgery and Medicine , 3 (3) , 276-277 . DOI: 10.28982/josam.507306
MLA Bayramoğlu, Z , Ömeroğlu, E , Ünlü, Y . "Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report" . Journal of Surgery and Medicine 3 (2019 ): 276-277 <http://jsurgmed.com/en/pub/issue/38949/507306>
Chicago Bayramoğlu, Z , Ömeroğlu, E , Ünlü, Y . "Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report". Journal of Surgery and Medicine 3 (2019 ): 276-277
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ISNAD Bayramoğlu, Zeynep , Ömeroğlu, Ethem , Ünlü, Yaşar . "Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report". Journal of Surgery and Medicine 3 / 3 (March 2019): 276-277 . https://doi.org/10.28982/josam.507306
AMA Bayramoğlu Z , Ömeroğlu E , Ünlü Y . Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report. J Surg Med. 2019; 3(3): 276-277.
Vancouver Bayramoğlu Z , Ömeroğlu E , Ünlü Y . Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report. Journal of Surgery and Medicine. 2019; 3(3): 276-277.
IEEE Z. Bayramoğlu , E. Ömeroğlu and Y. Ünlü , "Thymolipoma with massive pleural effusion: A case report", Journal of Surgery and Medicine, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 276-277, Mar. 2019, doi:10.28982/josam.507306


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