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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 507973, 4 pages
Case Report

Carcinoid Tumor in a Mature Thymic Teratoma: A Rare Type of Extra Cardiac Mass

1U.O.C. Cardiologia, Ospedale la Memoria di Gavardo, Via Gosa n. 74, 25085 Gavardo, Italy
2Servizio di 1 Anatomia Patologica, Spedali Civili di Brescia (Brescia), Italy

Received 6 August 2012; Accepted 12 September 2012

Academic Editors: M. Sindel and G. L. Tripepi

Copyright © 2012 Gregoriana Zanini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We describe the case of a young female affected by a thymus teratoma coexisting with carcinoid tumor.