International Medical Journal, Vol. 9., Iss. 1, 2003, P. 86−92.
THE OPINIONS ABOUT SOME DISPUTABLE PROBLEMS OF ETIOPATHOGENESIS AND CLASSIFICATION OF ORGAN-SPECIFIC NEOPLASMS ON THE THYMUS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
The author presents modern ideas about the classification and definitions of various tumors and tumor−like formations of the thymus with the account of their morphological, genetic, immunological, hormonal indices. The factors providing tumor process development in the thymus are described.