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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 than adults. It is ...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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