Ectopic thymus

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Ectopic thymus
Classification and external resources
Specialty medical genetics
ICD-10 Q89.2
ICD-9-CM 759.2

Ectopic thymus is a condition where thymus tissue is found in an abnormal location.

It can be associated with failure of descent.[1]

It can also be associated with failure of involution.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Corrado Lavini (10 October 2008). Thymus Gland Pathology: Clinical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Features. Springer. pp. 36–. ISBN 978-88-470-0827-4. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Kyriakos Anastasiadis; Chandi Ratnatunga (4 May 2007). The Thymus Gland: Diagnosis and Surgical Management. Springer. pp. 18–. ISBN 978-3-540-33425-5. Retrieved 22 May 2011.