Malignancy and differentiation of neoplastic epithelial cells of thymoma.

@article{Monden1986MalignancyAD,
  title={Malignancy and differentiation of neoplastic epithelial cells of thymoma.},
  author={Y. Monden and Tomoko Tanioka and Manabu Maeda and Akira Masaoka and Kazuya Nakahara and Yasunaru Kawashima and Hiroshi Kitamura},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1986},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={130-8}
}
Fifteen fetal thymuses and 100 thymomas were examined concerning the degree of differentiation of thymic epithelial cells by light and electron microscopy. The following results were obtained. The embryologic process of the fetal thymus was categorized into four stages (8, 12, 15, and 17 weeks or more of gestation) based on the morphological features of… CONTINUE READING