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Diseases » Thymus disorders » Summary
 

What is Thymus disorders?

What is Thymus disorders?

Any condition affecting the thymus. The thymus is the infection fighting immune system gland which is larger in children ...more »

  • Thymus disorders: Any disorder that affects the thymus.

Thymus disorders: Introduction

Types of Thymus disorders:

Types of Thymus disorders:

Broader types of Thymus disorders:

What causes Thymus disorders?

Causes of Thymus disorders: see causes of Thymus disorders

What are the symptoms of Thymus disorders?

Symptoms of Thymus disorders: see symptoms of Thymus disorders

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thymus disorders: Endocrinologist, Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thymus disorders.
Treatments for Thymus disorders: see treatments for Thymus disorders
Research for Thymus disorders: see research for Thymus disorders

Society issues for Thymus disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Thymus disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Thymus disorders:

  • 0.0002% (30) of hospital consultant episodes were for diseases of thymus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 93% of hospital consultant episodes for diseases of thymus required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for diseases of thymus were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for diseases of thymus were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Thymus disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Thymus disorders include:

Name of Thymus disorders

Main name of condition: Thymus disorders

Thymus disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thymus disorders:

  • Thymic tumors
  • Thymic hyperplasia
  • Thymoma
  • Thymic cyst
  • Carcinoma of the thymus
  • Carcinoid tumor of the thymus and paraganglioma (thymic neuroendocrine tumors)
  • Nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
  • Thymolipomas
 

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