Thymoma Metastasis to the Semimembranosus Muscle
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Thymoma is a neoplasm usually arising in the mediastinum and exhibits differentiation towards the thymic epithelium. Thymoma metastases are usually confined to the thoracic organs and extrathoracic metastases are extremely rare. We present a case of thymoma metastasis to the skeletal muscle, a rare presentation with only one other case reported in published studies.An 84-year-old male presented with a right posterior thigh mass that had persisted for 4 years. Due to the gradual growth of the mass, he was referred to our institute for further treatment. He had had no particular incidence of trauma, but had suffered from type B2 thymoma and received resection 14 years prior to the referral. A small nodule in the lung was found 5 years after the thymoma resection, but due to the lack of change in its size, it had been observed only with imaging modalities....

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