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Thymoma

"Thymoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A neoplasm originating from thymic tissue, usually benign, and frequently encapsulated. Although it is occasionally invasive, metastases are extremely rare. It consists of any type of thymic epithelial cell as well as lymphocytes that are usually abundant. Malignant lymphomas that involve the thymus, e.g., lymphosarcoma, Hodgkin's disease (previously termed granulomatous thymoma), should not be regarded as thymoma. (From Stedman, 25th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thymoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thymoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 90 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2007 and 2013
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