Metastatic thymoma as a retrovesical mass.

Soyupak B., Soyupak S. K. , Zeren H. , Andoğan I. A. , Satar N., Tansuğ Z.

Acta chirurgica Belgica, vol.105, pp.102-3, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2005.11679677
  • Title of Journal : Acta chirurgica Belgica
  • Page Numbers: pp.102-3
  • Keywords: retrovesical mass, thymoma, metastasis


Retrovesical masses can be of various histopathological origin, most often prostatic. Primary tumours as well as metastatic lesions should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Metastatic thymoma, as presented in this case report, can be an extremely rare cause of retrovesical space occupying lesion.