Type: Dysfunction


thymus - thymus



When the thymus fails, immunodeficiency occurs because it governs the lymphatic system and the production of T lymphocytes, CD4, CD8. The thymus also intervenes in the formation of the bones and the development of the genitals. Other symptoms may be: muscle weakness and hormonal disharmony.


It can be affected by E. Coli or Proteus Mirabillis. There are rare cases in which the thymus can be affected by congenital diseases related to faults in the genetic code; or by Cancer: thymomas or thymic carcinomas.

Possible pathological causes:

A. E. Coli
B. Proteus Mirabillis
C. Rubella
D. Aphthous virus
E. Rabies virus
F. Pleuritis
G. Influenza virus
H. Histoplasma capsulatum
I. Fascilopsis Burskii
J. Helicobacter Pylori
K. Candida Albicans
L. Pneumosystis Carini
M. Brusella Abortus
N. Enterobacter pneumoniae
O. HIV Aids

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