Human genes for thymoma
Thymoma is a tumor originating from the epithelial cells of the thymus. Thymoma is an uncommon tumor, best known for its association with the neuromuscular disorder myasthenia gravis. Thymoma is found in 15% of patients with myasthenia gravis. Once diagnosed, thymomas may be removed surgically. In the rare case of a malignant tumor, chemotherapy may be used.
Synonyms: thymoma, DOID:3275, Thymoma (morphologic abnormality), Thymoma NOS (morphologic abnormality), Thymoma morphologic abnormality ...