Thymoma and Tuberculoma: Unexpected Coexistence
  • Antonio Grilo Novais
    Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, Portugal
  • Diana Pinho Santos
    Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, Portugal
  • Mariana Conceição
    Pneumology Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, Portugal
  • Sara Cunha
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Joana Capelo
    Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, Portugal
  • Pedro Crespo
    Infectious Diseases Department, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, Portugal
  • Lina Carvalho
    Institute of Anatomical and Molecular Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Coimbra University Hospital Center, Coimbra, Portugal


Thymus, tuberculosis, granuloma, mediastinal mass


Mediastinal tumours can be incidental findings on chest x-ray or present with systemic symptoms and/or direct effect of the mediastinal mass. We report the case of a woman with symptomatic thymoma B1 and simultaneous thymus tuberculosis.



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    Published: 2021-07-30
    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 7 (view)

    How to cite:
    Grilo Novais A, Pinho Santos D, Conceição M, Cunha S, Capelo J, Crespo P, Carvalho L. Thymoma and Tuberculoma: Unexpected Coexistence. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002744.

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