This mnemonic has been used commonly to recall the five most common anterior mediastinal masses:
1. T – Thymus – Thymoma
2. T – Thyroid – Ectopic Thyroid masses
3. T – Thoracic Aorta – Dilated or anuerysm of the ascending aorta
4. T – Terrible lymphoma
5. T – Teratoma and germ cell tumors
For other masses and mimickers of masses in the chest click here.
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