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Multilocular Thymic Cyst

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Multilocular thymic cyst was an incidental finding during work-up for coronary artery disease in this 65 y/o male. The image shows variably-sized cysts lined by flattened epithelium. Multilocular thymic cyst is a reactive process that may be seen in response to specific infections such as HIV or in the setting of neoplasms arising in thymus including, nodular sclerosis Hodgkin’s disease, thymoma, seminoma, yolk sac tumor, or lymphoma.

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