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What is Thymic Rebound?

What is Thymic Rebound?

  • Thymic Rebound: Thymic rebound is a phenomenon whereby the thymus becomes enlarged in response to various conditions e.g. certain cancers, certain cancer therapies and severe systemic stress (such as burns). The thymus gland is located beneath the breastbone and above the windpipe and heart. It is made up of lymphatic tissue and is believed to be responsible for supporting the development of the immune system from the fetal stage through to puberty. After puberty, the thymus gland tends to shrink.

Thymic Rebound: Introduction

Types of Thymic Rebound:

Broader types of Thymic Rebound:

What causes Thymic Rebound?

Causes of Thymic Rebound: see causes of Thymic Rebound

What are the symptoms of Thymic Rebound?

Symptoms of Thymic Rebound: see symptoms of Thymic Rebound

How is it treated?

Treatments for Thymic Rebound: see treatments for Thymic Rebound

Name of Thymic Rebound

Main name of condition: Thymic Rebound

 

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