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Table 1 A summary of the 13 cases of ectopic thymoma in the paratracheal region

From: Ectopic thymoma in the paratracheal region of the middle mediastinum: a rare case report and literature review

Age (mean, range) 59.2 (42–71)
Gender, M/F 5/8
Symptoms, ± 2/11
Myasthenia gravis, ± 2/11
X-p/CT/PET 10/1/1
Tumor size (cm, mean, range) 5.2 (2.0–7.5)
Paratracheal site rt/lt 13/0
Preoperative diag.
Benign/malignant
9/4
WHO classification A/AB/B1/B2/B3/C 2/9/1/0/1/0
Masaoka stagea I/II/III/IVa/IVb 6/5/0/0/0
  1. aTwo patients: information not available