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Can thymoma spread via the lymph nodes?
8 doctors weighed in

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
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
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
Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
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