The following symptoms may be caused by thymoma, thymic carcinoma, or other conditions.
Sometimes thymoma and thymic carcinoma do not cause symptoms. Cancer may be found during a routine chest x-ray or CT scan done for some other reason.
Patients diagnosed with thymoma often have other diseases (autoimmune diseases). These diseases cause the immune system to attack healthy tissue and organs. They include:
People with thymoma often have other diseases of their immune system, most commonly myasthenia gravis. Myasthenia gravis is a chronic disorder causing a weakening of the muscles. Symptoms include muscle weakness because antibodies block the chemical signal connecting the nerve and muscle. Read More.
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