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Diseases » Benign Thymus Hyperplasia » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Benign Thymus Hyperplasia, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Benign Thymus Hyperplasia. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Benign Thymus Hyperplasia. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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