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Scholars Journal of Medical Case Reports | Volume-12 | Issue-02
Mediastinal Thymic Cyst in Adults: A Rare Case Report
Hanane Benjelloun, Zineb Benmerzouq, Khadija Chaanoun, Nahid Zaghba, Najiba Yassine
Published: Feb. 28, 2024 | 55 41
DOI: 10.36347/sjmcr.2024.v12i02.025
Pages: 232-234
Thymic cysts are rare, benign lesions located in the cervico-thoracic region, often incidentally discovered. The only curative treatment is complete surgical excision, which eliminates symptoms, prevents complications, and provides a definitive diagnosis through histopathological examination, typically revealing the presence of Hassall's corpuscles. Minimally invasive approaches are preferable. We present the case of a 40-year-old patient with an anterior mediastinal cystic mass that underwent successful complete surgical resection. The histopathological examination confirmed a diagnosis of benign unilocular thymic cyst, resulting in favorable clinical and radiological outcomes.