True thymic hyperplasia

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 13 February 2019

Copyright: 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: True thymic hyperplasia

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. True thymic hyperplasia. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Thymus larger than normal limits for age, based on tables
  • Otherwise histologically unremarkable
  • Often in infants or children or in adults after cancer chemotherapy
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Histologically normal thymus

Normal thymus - Hassall corpuscle

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