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Thymic epithelial neoplasm

Disease definition

Thymic epithelial neoplasms (TEN) are rare malignancies arising from the epithelium of the thymic gland. They comprise three sub-types: thymoma, thymic carcinoma, and thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma (see these terms).


  • Synonym(s):
    • TEN
    • Thymic epithelial tumor
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C37  D15.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1266101
  • MeSH: C536905
  • GARD: 5201
  • MedDRA: -

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