Mediastinum
Nonneoplastic
True thymic hyperplasia


Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Minor changes: 7 February 2020

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. True thymic hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumtruethymichyper.html. Accessed September 19th, 2020.
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
Immunohistochemistry
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