Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Adult-Onset Hyperplasia of An Ectopic Cervical Thymus Associated with Uncontrolled Hyperthyroidism: A Case Report

Hiroaki Takahashi 1 , 2 , * , Manabu Minami 1 , Tomohiko Masumoto 1 , Takashi Hiyama 1 , Yuka Kujiraoka 3 , Mariko Nakamagoe 4 and Yuko Minami 5 , 6
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1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Tsukuba Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
2 Department of Radiology, Ibaraki Prefectural Central Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
3 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tsukuba Memorial Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
4 Department of Otolaryngology, University of Tsukuba Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
5 Department of Pathology, University of Tsukuba Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
6 Chest Disease and Disabilities, National Hospital Organization Ibarakihigashi National Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 2017, 14 (1); e13485
  • Published Online: August 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 28, 2016
  • Revised: June 20, 2016
  • Accepted: June 30, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.39523

To Cite: Takahashi H, Minami M, Masumoto T, Hiyama T, Kujiraoka Y, et al. Adult-Onset Hyperplasia of An Ectopic Cervical Thymus Associated with Uncontrolled Hyperthyroidism: A Case Report, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(1):e13485. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.39523.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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