Thymic carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Minor changes: 10 June 2020

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PubMed Search: Undifferentiated thymic carcinoma

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Undifferentiated. website. Accessed August 7th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • 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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