Guerra Lucy, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Thymoma

Thymoma I. What every physician needs to know. The most common masses found in the anterior mediastinum are thymomas, lymphomas, germ cell tumors, cysts (pericardial, bronchogenic, thymic and thoracic duct type, parathyroid cysts) and intrathoracic thyroid tissue. Thymoma is the most common neoplasm of the anterior mediastinum, originating within the epithelial cells of the thymus.…

Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis I. What every physician needs to know. Myelofibrosis is a disorder of the bone marrow, in which the marrow is replaced by scar (fibrous) tissue. Other names for the disorder include myeloid metaplasia, chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis, osteomyelofibrosis, and primary myelofibrosis (PMF). In general, myelofibrosis is a myeloproliferative disease in which the proliferation of an…

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