Metastases to the thymus

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Metastases to the thymus are rare, although they are probably under reported due to lack of symptoms. 

Pathology

Varied primary tumours have been reported to metastasise to the thymus 1,2:

Differential diagnosis

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Article Information

rID: 51403
Systems: Chest, Oncology
Section: Pathology
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Metastasis to the thymus
  • Thymic metastasis
  • Thymic metastases

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