Mediastinum
Thymus
True thymic hyperplasia

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 June 2018, last major update December 2012

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Cite this page: Gulwani, H. True thymic hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumtruethymichyper.html. Accessed July 22nd, 2018.
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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Low power view

Histologically normal thymus

Normal thymus - Hassall corpuscle

Immunohistochemistry