thymoma


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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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On CT imaging, (Figures 7B and 7C) thymoma appearance varies based on the stage of tumor; the more advanced or invasive thymomas tend to be large with irregular contour, intralesional calcification, necrosis and inhomogeneous enhancement.
Lastly, among limitations of the study, the authors declared a relatively high standard deviation in thymoma group because of different stages of thymoma in their cohort.
Pemphigus foliaceus and oral lichen planus in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and thymoma.
In 70-80% of patients with MG there is a thymus hyperplasia and thymoma is present in the 10-15%.
His medical history was remarkable for a thymoma B2 that was resected 3 years earlier without any evidence of myasthenia gravis.
Subsequent contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) of the chest revealed homogenous enlargement in the anterior mediastinum, and the thymoma was highly suspected accordingly.
Other malignancies like lymphoma, thymoma, and germ cell tumours are frequently responsible for this condition.
They described it as mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia similar to thymoma.
1997), or secondary to autoimmune disorder Myasthenia gravis (MG), thyroid dysfunction, Addison's disease and neuromuscular complications (Bartes and Nielsen, 1992; Dewey, 2003), neoplastic disorders like thymoma, foreign bodies, esophagitis or toxicity (Johnson et al.
Good syndrome is a rare disease that comprises thymoma and humoral immunodeficiency.
1] In addition, FDG PET/CT may assist in differentiating thymoma from thymic carcinoma.
Valerie's life started to crumble when she was signed off work due to illness and later diagnosed with rare thymoma cancer.