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The authors present a radiographic image portraying the "thymic sail sign" and the "thymic wave sign," both normal findings in infant radiographs and present a short description of these signs. These are distinguished from pathologic findings such as the "spinnaker-sail sign" in pneumomediastinum.
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Name: European journal of pediatrics
Different approaches to treat myasthenia gravis showed variable outcomes probably because of remained ectopic thymic tissue. The aim of this study is to determine incidence of thymic tissue in cases w...
Thymic carcinoma is a rare mediastinal neoplasm. While platinum-based chemotherapy has been reported to be effective for advanced thymic carcinoma in a first-line setting, little information is availa...
The thymus is exceedingly sensitive to stress and undergoes abrupt involution as a result of exposure to strong stress in early childhood. Therefore, thymic involution is often utilized to assess the ...
Thymic CD4(+) FoxP3(+) regulatory T (Treg) cells are critical for the development of immunological tolerance and immune homeostasis and requires contributions of both thymic dendritic and epithelial c...
Knowledge about the cells giving rise to and maintaining the thymic structure remains limited. In this issue of Immunity, Sekai et al. (2014) identify a postnatal self-renewing unipotential progenito...
The intent of the study is to assess the antitumor activity of PHA-848125AC as second-line treatment in patients with recurrent or metastatic, unresectable thymic carcinoma previously trea...
This is a retrospective analysis of biological characteristics of thymoma and thymic carcinoma patients.
To investigate the safety of thymic humoral factor (THF gamma 2), its effect on HIV load based on at least a 75 percent decrease in HIV quantitative PCR RNA copies/ml, and its persistence ...
RATIONALE: AZD0530 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well AZD0530 works in treating p...
To study the efficacy of Alimta as a single agent in thymic cancers
A neoplasm originating from thymic tissue, usually benign, and frequently encapsulated. Although it is occasionally invasive, metastases are extremely rare. It consists of any type of thymic epithelial cell as well as lymphocytes that are usually abundant. Malignant lymphomas that involve the thymus, e.g., lymphosarcoma, Hodgkin's disease (previously termed granulomatous thymoma), should not be regarded as thymoma. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Yellow discoloration of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA in the NEWBORN. It is a sign of NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA. Most cases are transient self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) occurring in the first week of life, but some can be a sign of pathological disorders, particularly LIVER DISEASES.
T-cell enhancement of the B-cell response to thymic-dependent antigens.
A thymus-dependent nonapeptide found in normal blood. Stimulates the formation of E rosettes and is believed to be involved in T-cell differentiation.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.