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

Journal Article (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

  • 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 174 - 176

PubMed ID

  • 3968263

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00004728-198501000-00030


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States