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What are the symptoms of thymoma?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: May be none
Up to half of people can have no symptoms.
It can be found by accident when a chest film or ct scan is performed and a mass is found.Since it is the middle of the chest and if it grows large it can cause compression symptoms such as trouble swallowing or chest pain. It is looked for with certain diseases: myathenia gravis and can be associated with connective tissue and autoimmune diseases.

In brief: May be none
Up to half of people can have no symptoms.
It can be found by accident when a chest film or ct scan is performed and a mass is found.Since it is the middle of the chest and if it grows large it can cause compression symptoms such as trouble swallowing or chest pain. It is looked for with certain diseases: myathenia gravis and can be associated with connective tissue and autoimmune diseases.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Marco Paliotta
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree
In brief: 33%
About one third of patients are asypmtomatic; one third have symptoms related to compression of surrounding organs (cough, pain, dysfagia); one third of patients present with miasthenia, that is muscle weakness.

In brief: 33%
About one third of patients are asypmtomatic; one third have symptoms related to compression of surrounding organs (cough, pain, dysfagia); one third of patients present with miasthenia, that is muscle weakness.
Dr. Marco Paliotta
Dr. Marco Paliotta
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Dr. Jon Wee
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually none
They are often asymtpomatic.
When they get large, you can get pain and some shortness of breath if they involve the phrenic nerves.

In brief: Usually none
They are often asymtpomatic.
When they get large, you can get pain and some shortness of breath if they involve the phrenic nerves.
Dr. Jon Wee
Dr. Jon Wee
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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