Immunodeficiency in patients with myasthenia gravis and a thymoma

We describe two adult patients with Myasthenia Gravis and a thymoma who have undergone a total thymectomy and were found to have immune dysregulation.
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Publication date: Available online 17 July 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Philip H. Li, Timothy J. Watts, Ho-Yin Chung, Chak-Sing Lau
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Abstract Good's syndrome, the adult onset hypogammaglobulinemia associated with thymoma has been explained about six decades ago. It generally presents with recurrent infections and several paraneoplastic syndromes including myasthenia gravis, pure red cell aplasia, connective tissue disorders, superior vena cava, Horner's syndrome, lichen planus and inflammatory bowel disease. Lack of B cell, dysfunction of T cell, CD4+ T cell lymphopenia, reversed CD4/CD8+ T cell ratio, autoantibodies against Th17 related cytokines have been respected as the pathogenesis of the immune dysregulation this syndrome. A 57-year-old m...
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