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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Concurrence of myasthenia gravis, thymoma, and thyroid carcinoma Arch Neurol 1983;40:122-124.
Thymoma Clinical experience from a tertiary care institute from North India.
In a Phase 1 study, oral treatment with Milciclib was well-tolerated and the drug showed promising clinical responses in patients with advanced solid malignancies such as in NSCLC, pancreatic and colon cancer, thymic carcinoma and thymoma.
Other types of tumors have also been found, such as carcinoma, thymoma and teratoma.
Key words: neoplasm, cervical region, immunohistochemistry, thymoma, mixed thymoma, avian, American robin, Turdus migratorius
Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis and polymyositis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and thymoma. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1995; 59: 558-59.
(7) MG with thymoma occurs more frequently among Maori and Pacific people and presents at a younger age in these populations.
Thymoma is a kind of mediastinal tumors usually with an indolent growth pattern but malignant because of potential for local invasion, pleural dissemination, and even systemic metastases.[1],[2] Studies have revealed that the most important determinants of long-term survival in thymoma are completeness of resection, Masaoka stage, and Mueller-Hermelink histologic classification.[3],[4],[5],[6]
The most common diagnosis of masses among adults are lymphoma (whether Hodgkin's or non-Hodgkin's), germ cell tumor, thymoma, bronchogenic carcinoma, granuloma, bronchogenic cyst, thyroid tumors, and cystic hygroma [2].
A statistically significant association of IGSF9 overexpression and poor overall survival was also observed in thymoma, skin cutaneous melanoma, and brain lower grade glioma (Table 2).
Tantchou et al., "Non-typhoidal Salmonella abscess in a patient with a large thymoma: a rare presentation and review of the literature," Archives of Medical Science, vol.
OLP has been associated with different systemic diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis, thymoma, ulcerative colitis, chronic active hepatitis, and myasthenia gravis and with several viruses such as hepatitis C virus (HCV), human papillomavirus (HPV), human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6), and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) [6].