[Epithelial tumours of the thymus].

Epithelial tumours of the thymus include thymomas, thymic carcinomas and neuro-endocrine tumours. Rare, they nevertheless represent 20% of all mediastinal tumours and 50% of those located in the anterior mediastinum. Thymomas, in particular, can be associated to auto-immune disorders, among which predominates myasthenia gravis. Their clinical behaviour… CONTINUE READING