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Thymoma With Immunodeficiency (Good's Syndrome) Associated With Myasthenia Gravis and Benign IgG Gammopathy

Esa Soppi, MD; Jussi Eskola, MD; Matias Röyttä, MD; Timo Veromaa, BM; Martin Panelius, MD; Aapo Lehtonen, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1985;145(9):1704-1707. doi:10.1001/archinte.1985.00360090180027.
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• We treated a case of thymoma with immunodeficiency (Good's syndrome) associated with a rare combination of other parathymic syndromes including myasthenia gravis, benign IgG λ M component, pernicious anemia, and diabetes. The characterization of the patient's immunologic capacity disclosed practically normal T-cell number and mitogenic responses but impaired lymphokine production as well as B-cell function.

(Arch Intern Med 1985;145:1704-1707)


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