Undifferentiated thymic carcinoma
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 March 2013, last major update December 2012
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End of Mediastinum > Thymic carcinoma > Undifferentiated thymic carcinoma
- Undifferentiated large cell thymic carcinoma accompanied by inflammatory reaction resembling hyaline vascular Castleman disease (Am J Surg Pathol 2005;29:490)
- May be asymptomatic with incidental detection
- Tumor cells are cytokeratin+/CD5-
- May have neuroendocrine features
- Indolent behavior
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