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What is Benign Thymus Hyperplasia?

What is Benign Thymus Hyperplasia?

  • Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: A benign enlargement of the thymus gland thought to be triggered mainly by malignancy or the administration of chemotherapy. 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.

Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: Introduction

Types of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia:

Broader types of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia:

What causes Benign Thymus Hyperplasia?

Causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: see causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

What are the symptoms of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia?

Symptoms of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: see symptoms of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

How is it treated?

Treatments for Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: see treatments for Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

Name and Aliases of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

Main name of condition: Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

Other names or spellings for Benign Thymus Hyperplasia:

Benign Thymic Hyperplasia


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