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What is Thymoma?

What is Thymoma?

  • Thymoma: A condition which is characterized by s tumour derived from the epithelial cells of the thymus.
  • Thymoma: A neoplasm arising from the epithelial cells of the thymus. Although thymomas are usually encapsulated tumors, they may invade the capsule and infiltrate the surrounding tissues or even metastasize to distant anatomic sites. The following morphologic subtypes are currently recognized: type A, type B, type AB, and type C. Thymomas type B are further subdivided into types B1, B2, and B3. Thymoma types B3 and C usually have the most aggressive clinical course. --2003
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Thymoma: Introduction

Types of Thymoma:

Broader types of Thymoma:

How serious is Thymoma?

Complications of Thymoma: see complications of Thymoma

What causes Thymoma?

Causes of Thymoma: see causes of Thymoma

What are the symptoms of Thymoma?

Symptoms of Thymoma: see symptoms of Thymoma

Complications of Thymoma: see complications of Thymoma

Thymoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thymoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thymoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thymoma: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thymoma.
Treatments for Thymoma: see treatments for Thymoma
Research for Thymoma: see research for Thymoma

Name and Aliases of Thymoma

Main name of condition: Thymoma

Other names or spellings for Thymoma:

Thymus tumour Source - Diseases Database

Thymoma: Related Conditions

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