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Multiple thymoma with myasthenia gravis: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12560907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A resected case of multiple thymoma is reported. The patient was a 47-year-old man with myasthenia gravis of Ossermann IIB type. Multiple thymomas were detected on a chest computed tomography scan and an extended thymothymectomy was performed. There were two separate thymomas in the anterior mediastinum: one measuring 60 x 60 mm and another measuring 25 x 25 mm in diameter, and both tumors pathologically consisted of predominantly lymphocytic forms.
Hironori Ishibashi; Hideki Akamatsu; Makoto Sunamori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-31     Completed Date:  2003-06-09     Revised Date:  2006-08-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Myasthenia Gravis / pathology*
Neoplasms, Second Primary / pathology*
Thymoma / complications*,  pathology,  surgery*
Thymus Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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