Retrovesical soft-tissue metastasis of malignant thymoma: case report.

Tas F. , Agan M., Tenekeci N., Topuz E.

American journal of clinical oncology, vol.26, no.4, pp.366-8, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.coc.0000026608.99384.f7
  • Title of Journal : American journal of clinical oncology
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-8


Malignant thymomas are usually confined to the mediastinum at the time of diagnosis and follow-up. Distant metastasis is distinctly rare. This is the first clinical case report of a thoracic malignant thymoma with distant soft-tissue metastasis that involves the retrovesical area to include the seminal vesicle.