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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 608-610

Thymic amyloidoma mimicking sclerosing thymoma in a triple vessel disease patient: An incidental finding


1 Department of Pathology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
2 Focus Imaging and Research Centre Pvt Ltd., Laboratory Medicine Division, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32-A, Chandigarh, India

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Harshi Dhingra
Department of Pathology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda - 151 001, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_432_19

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A 65 year old man who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) for triple vessel disease was found to have enlarged thymus. Biopsy of the thymic mass revealed localised amyloid deposits demonstrating strong apple green birefringence on polarised microscopy. Localized thymic amyloidosis is an extremely rare finding with present case as the seventh in the world and the first in India. Review of literature of thymic amyloidoma and its close differential sclerosing thymoma is hereby described.


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