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Can thymoma spread via the lymph nodes?

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Dr. Jess Schwartz
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree

In brief: Very unlikely

Thymomas rarely spread via lymph nodes.
Most often they spread by direct extention into other organs or by "drop" metastasis into the pleural or pericardial cavities.

In brief: Very unlikely

Thymomas rarely spread via lymph nodes.
Most often they spread by direct extention into other organs or by "drop" metastasis into the pleural or pericardial cavities.
Dr. Jess Schwartz
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Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As lymph nodes are natural drainage for organs.

In brief: Yes

As lymph nodes are natural drainage for organs.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: See below

Not commonly- but in higher grade thymoma b3 and c this may happen more often.

In brief: See below

Not commonly- but in higher grade thymoma b3 and c this may happen more often.
Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
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