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Case report: spontaneous pregnancy following thymectomy for myasthenia gravis associated with premature ovarian failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8250758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 29-year-old woman who was diagnosed to have premature ovarian failure (POF) and myasthenia gravis at the age of 27 years. She was treated by thymectomy and pyridostigmine. Hormone replacement was started after the operation and she subsequently conceived spontaneously. We believe this is the first report of a spontaneous pregnancy after the diagnosis of POF associated with myasthenia gravis.
T K Chung; C J Haines; S K Yip
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia-Oceania journal of obstetrics and gynaecology / AOFOG     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0389-2328     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1993 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-05     Completed Date:  1994-01-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102781     Medline TA:  Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT.
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MeSH Terms
Myasthenia Gravis / complications,  surgery*
Ovarian Failure, Premature / complications*
Remission, Spontaneous

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