Table 3

Clinicopathologic data of the thymic adenocarcinoma reported in literature according to the four major subtypes
Tumor subtype Total case Male/Female Median age Associated thymic cyst Associated thymoma Associated psammoma body Associated serum tumor markers
CEA B-HCG AFP CA19-9
Papilotubular 2 1 52.5 1 0 0
Conventional 3 3 50.6 1 0 0 1 1
Papillary 10 1.5 49.5 1 3 3 1 1
NOS 2 2 60 0 0 0 1 1
Mucinous 9 2 50.2 4 0 1 3 1

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Maghbool et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2013 13:17   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-13-17

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