Radiologic Diagnosis: X-ray, CT and MRI

  • Matteo Zanichelli
  • Manuela Gozzi
  • Mario Bertolani


The name thymus comes from the Latin derivation of the Greek thymos, meaning “warty excrescence”; however, since thymos also means “soul” or “spirit”, the ancient Greeks believed the thymus gland to be the seat of the soul [1]–[3].


Hodgkin Lymphoma Thymic Carcinoma Anterior Mediastinum Thymic Hyperplasia Thymic Cyst 
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  • Matteo Zanichelli
    • 1
  • Manuela Gozzi
    • 1
  • Mario Bertolani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNew “S. Agostino-Estense” HospitalModenaItaly

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