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What is True Thymus Hyperplasia?

What is True Thymus Hyperplasia?

  • True Thymus Hyperplasia: Enlargement of the thymus gland in response to such things as cancer treatment, severe burns and other major stresses on the body. 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.

True Thymus Hyperplasia: Introduction

Types of True Thymus Hyperplasia:

Broader types of True Thymus Hyperplasia:

What causes True Thymus Hyperplasia?

Causes of True Thymus Hyperplasia: see causes of True Thymus Hyperplasia

What are the symptoms of True Thymus Hyperplasia?

Symptoms of True Thymus Hyperplasia: see symptoms of True Thymus Hyperplasia

How is it treated?

Treatments for True Thymus Hyperplasia: see treatments for True Thymus Hyperplasia

Name and Aliases of True Thymus Hyperplasia

Main name of condition: True Thymus Hyperplasia

Other names or spellings for True Thymus Hyperplasia:

True Thymic Hyperplasia

 

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