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Management of residual thymic cysts in patients treated for mediastinal Hodgkin's disease.
  1. A M el-Sharkawi,
  2. B Patel
  1. Department of Radiation and Oncology, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK.


    The pathogenesis of residual thymic cysts after treatment for mediastinal Hodgkin's disease is uncertain. Their presence after adequate treatment often presents the oncologist and the thoracic surgeon with a therapeutic dilemma. Two patients with residual thymic cysts after curative treatment for mediastinal Hodgkin's disease are described and the management discussed.

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