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Disease Thymoma

Name Thymoma
Synonyms Carcinomas, Thymic | Carcinoma, Thymic | Thymic Carcinoma | Thymic Carcinomas | Thymomas
Definition A neoplasm originating from thymic tissue, usually benign, and frequently encapsulated. Although it is occasionally invasive, metastases are extremely rare. It consists of any type of thymic epithelial cell as well as lymphocytes that are usually abundant. Malignant lymphomas that involve the thymus, e.g., lymphosarcoma, Hodgkin's disease (previously termed granulomatous thymoma), should not be regarded as thymoma. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Categories Cancer | Lymphatic disease
MeSH® ID D013945
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thymoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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3. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thymus Neoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Thymoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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