Pathology of Nonneoplastic Thymic Lesions

Published on Jan 1, 2020
· DOI :10.1007/978-981-15-3164-4_5
Alexander Marx51
Estimated H-index: 51
(Heidelberg University)
The chapter on Nonneoplastic Thymic Lesions will cover the epidemiological, etiological and clinicopathological features of common thymic lesions (congenital and acquired cysts, including dysplasia); thymic follicular, rebound and “true” hyperplasia) as well as rare or recently described non-neoplastic thymic alterations that may form mass lesions and can mimic thymic neoplasms (“Lesa-like thymic hyperplasia”; “Cholesteroloma”; Fibrosing mediastinitis, including IgG4-related disease). Criteria concerning the broad spectrum of differential diagnoses will be highlighted.
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