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Thymic carcinoma

Adenosquamous thymic carcinoma

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 March 2013, last major update December 2012
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See also Lung tumor chapter


● Almost always fatal

Micro description

● Resembles nonkeratinizing squamous cell carcinoma but with well-formed glandular lumina

Positive stains

● Mucicarmine, PAS

End of Mediastinum > Thymic carcinoma > Adenosquamous thymic carcinoma

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