TITLE

thymoma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2185
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thymoma" is presented. It refers to a rare neoplasm that is usually found in the anterior mediastinum. Thymoma originates in the epithelial cells of the thymus. It is associated with autoimmune diseases. Some of the treatments include surgical removal, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
ACCESSION #
21248638

 

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