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thymoma

[thī′mō·mə]
(medicine)
A usually benign primary tumor of the thymus composed principally of lymphocytic and epithelial cells in varying proportions.
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It is difficult to distinguish thymic carcinomas from thymomas on the sole basis of imaging findings.
(3) The most common lesions are thymomas and thymic carcinomas, lymphomas, germ cell tumors, intrathoracic thyroid or parathyroid lesions, and metastases.
Blalock removed the thymus gland from a myasthenic patient, who had a thymoma, and noted that the symptoms of myasthenia gravis dissipated.
The only patient amongst these 22 who had a thymoma detected was aged 74.
A clinicopathologic study of mediastinal lesions with special emphasis on thymomas. IJRMS 2015;3(8):1902-10.
Thymic cysts are both congenital and acquired, congenital cysts are derived from remnants of the thymo-pharyngeal duct typically unilocular and contain clear fluid whereas acquired cysts are more common and multilocular arise in association thymomas, lymphomas and germ cell tumours, our case is unilocular in child aged 4 yrs.
The most frequent tumors are thymomas, lymphomas and teratomas.
In veterinary pathology, thymomas are classified based on histologic components as epithelial, lymphocytic, or mixed.
Thymomas are commonly associated with parathymic syndromes,[7],[8],[9] one of the most common is myasthenia gravis (MG).
Thymomas are infrequent in the pediatric population comprising only 1-2% of mediastinal masses in children.
Four cases were reported demonstrating NTS infection of abnormal thoracic tissues, including NTS abscess development within known [7-9] or suspected [10] thymomas.
Notably, on a cohort of 25 patients, they found significantly lower blood volume and blood flow in "nonthymoma malignancies" compared with thymomas (1).