Malignant teratoma of the thyroid in an adult: CT appearance.


Journal Article

A case of malignant teratoma of the thyroid gland is presented. Computed tomography identified an inhomogeneous mass with dense calcifications involving the thyroid gland and compressing the upper airway. Enlarged, peripherally enhancing lymph nodes in the neck and mediastinum suggested its malignant etiology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kier, R; Silverman, PM; Korobkin, M; Wain, S; Leight, G; Burch, W

Published Date

  • January 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 174 - 176

PubMed ID

  • 3968263

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3968263

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-3145

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715


  • eng