Thymus

What is Thymus?

The thymus is a specialized organ of the immune system. Within the thymus, T-cells, critical to the adaptive immune system, mature.

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my son is 4 months old today..he was born with arthrogryposis affecting both his feet.When he was born doctors performed usg abdomen,chst...

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This is a normal X ray

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I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

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I have a diagnosed 2" diameter thymus tumor with no symptoms. While I definitely am considering surgery to remove it (the doctor says it always...

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Robotic Surgery makes it possible to do without cracking the chest bone

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Does a sestamibi scan also detect problems in the thymus? Do they show overactive parathyroid if all 4 are...

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SESTAMIBI scan detects the parathyroid mitochondrial activity. In MEN syndromes, often...

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Hi Dr. Grief I have a friend with myasthenia gravis and lupus. She recently discovered that she has a cyst on her ovary as well. She had her thymus...

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I have been prescribed Gabapentin to treat nerve damage resulting from the removal of my malignant thymus gland. I am taking chemo for my liver...

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I am 81yrs old and have had mg for over 60yrs. I had a thymectomy early on. Even though I have multiple symptoms I do quite well. Many of myfriends...

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