Pleural fluid cytology of invasive thymoma

H. J. Zirkin

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A case is presented of invasive thymoma with recurrence in the pleura 6 years after thymectomy. Diagnosis of the pleural recurrence was by pleural fluid cytology and pleural biopsy. The histologic and cytologic features of the primary neoplasm and pleural recurrence are discussed and compared with the cytologic findings of thymomas in fine needle aspirates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1011-1014
Number of pages4
JournalActa Cytologica
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology


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