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An unusual enlarged thymus
  1. Maria Francesca Patria1,
  2. Sophie Guez1,
  3. Aurora Balzani2,
  4. Susanna Esposito1
  1. 1Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
  2. 2Pediatric Radiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Susanna Esposito, Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy; susanna.esposito{at}unimi.it

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We describe the case of a 22-month-old boy attending a follow-up visit at our paediatric pulmonology outpatient clinic.

At 30 weeks' gestational age, fetal ultrasonography had suggested malformation of the upper lobe of the left lung. He was born at term by caesarean section and physiologically adapted to extrauterine life. CT at birth showed extended dishomogeneous consolidation in the upper lobe of …

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