The Thymus

Diagnostic Imaging, Functions, and Pathologic Anatomy

ISBN: 978-3-642-84194-1 (Print) 978-3-642-84192-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction — Historical Background

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    Pages 5-13

    Anatomy and Embryology of the Thymus

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    Pages 15-21

    Immunologic Function of the Thymus

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    Pages 23-34

    Imaging Procedures for Visualization of the Thymus

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    Pages 35-55

    Diagnostic Imaging of the Normal Thymus

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    Pages 57-61

    Acute and Stress-Induced Involution of the Thymus

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    Pages 63-108

    Developmental Abnormalities of the Thymus

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    Pages 109-193

    Tumors of the Thymus

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    Pages 195-204

    Tumor-like (Nonneoplastic) Conditions of the Thymus and/or Mediastinum

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    Pages 205-208

    Trauma and Hemorrhage of the Thymus

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    Pages 209-215

    The Thymus and Myasthenia Gravis

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 217-226