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Causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

List of causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia) that could possibly cause Benign Thymus Hyperplasia includes:

  • Idiopathic
  • Response to recovery from very stressful situations e.g. severe burns
  • Response to steroid administration
  • Response to administration of chemotherapy and radiation therapy - usually for cancers such as lymphoma, testicular germ cell tumors, sarcomas and metastatic leiomyosarcoma of the uterus.
  • Response to malignant tumor treatment
  • Associated with lymphoma and testicular germ cell tumors
  • Associated with endocrine abnormalities
  • Associated with sarcoidosis
  • Associated with Beckwith-Wiedeman Syndrome

Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia may be found in:


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