Thymic hyperplasia

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Thymic hyperplasia

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The terms "Thymic hyperplasia" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thymic lymphoid hyperplasia with multilocular thymic cysts diagnosed before the Sjögren syndrome diagnosis.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Minato, Eriko Kinoshita, Satoko Nakada, Takayuki Nojima, Makoto Tanaka, Katsuo Usuda, Motoyasu Sagawa, Haruka Iwao, Masao Tanaka, Mariko Doai, Tomoko Takahashi, Naoko Shibata

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Thymic lymphoid hyperplasia is often present with myasthenia gravis as well as other autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Of the 4 cases of thymic lymphoid hyperplasia associated with Sjögren syndrome that have been reported, no case ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2015

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Rebound thymic hyperplasia detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT after radioactive iodine ablation therapy for thyroid cancer.
 

Author(s): Tae Joo Jeon, Yong Sang Lee, Jae-Hoon Lee, Hang Seok Chang, Young Hoon Ryu

Journal: Thyroid. 2014 Nov;24(11):1636-41.

 

Rebound thymic hyperplasia (RTHP) is not an uncommon finding after radiation or chemotherapy in patients with various malignancies. However, there are limited case reports of this phenomenon after radioactive iodine ablation therapy (RIAT) in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). The ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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Anti NMDA receptor encephalitis associated with thymic hyperplasia: a case report.
 

Author(s): Basak Yilmaz, Toghrul Mastanzade, Cigdem Ozkara, Gokhan Erkol, Erdem Tuzun

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(3):331-2.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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The terms "Thymic hyperplasia" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thymic hyperplasia following successful chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Tung-Liang Lin, Lee-Yung Shih, Yu-Shin Hung, Tseng-Tong Kuo

Journal: Chang Gung Med J. ;32(1):98-103.

 

A recurrent mediastinal mass in a patient following treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma presents a diagnostic challenge. We report a 17-year-old boy with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma, stage IIIsA, who achieved complete response after 6-cycle chemotherapy with doxorubicin, bleomycin, ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2009

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Gallium-avid thymic hyperplasia in an adult after chemotherapy for Hodgkin disease.
 

Author(s): E J Small, A P Venook, L E Damon

Journal: Cancer. 1993 Aug;72(3):905-8.

 

This article presents the case of a 22-year-old patient with treated Hodgkin disease (HD) who had mediastinal widening on computed tomography scan after chemotherapy. This mass was gallium avid. These findings were explained by histologically documented benign thymic hyperplasia, ...

Last Updated: 24 Aug 1993

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Thymic hyperplasia with hemorrhage simulating recurrent Hodgkin disease after chemotherapy-induced complete remission.
 

Author(s): C J Langer, S M Keller, S M Erner

Journal: Cancer. 1992 Oct;70(8):2082-6.

 

Thymic hyperplasia after successful treatment of malignant disease is a well-documented phenomenon, particularly in younger patients with testicular carcinoma. However, it has been reported only sporadically in association with Hodgkin disease. The authors report the first instance ...

Last Updated: 9 Nov 1992

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