Mediastinum
Thymus
True thymic hyperplasia


Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 13 February 2019

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Definition / general
  • Thymus larger than normal limits for age, based on tables
  • Otherwise histologically unremarkable
Epidemiology
  • Often in infants or children or in adults after cancer chemotherapy
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Histologically normal thymus

Normal thymus - Hassall corpuscle

Immunohistochemistry
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