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1. Myasthenia Gravis 2. Chronic immunosuppression 3. S/P Total Thymectomy via median sternotomy

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ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: 1. Myasthenia Gravis 2. Chronic immunosuppression 3. S/P Total Thymectomy via median sternotomy

History: This is a 22 y/o AD WF at NNMC where she has been followed by Neurology for one year for myasthenia gravis, treated with prednisone and cyclosporin. She has good strength. Chest CT in July 2002 shows residual thymus, and no mass. Now s/p total thymectomy via median sternotomy. Path specimen revealed thymic hyperplasia without malignancy.

Findings: Residual Thymus

Ddx: Thymic Hyperplasia vs. Thymic atrophy Thymoma Malignancy

Exam: Physical exam finding significant for left ptosis and bilateral sluggish papillary reflexes.Path Specimen: Thymic Hyperplasia

No MeSH data available.


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1. Myasthenia Gravis 2. Chronic immunosuppression 3. S/P Total Thymectomy via median sternotomy

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Residual Thymus not visible.
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MPX1735_synpic16733: Residual Thymus not visible.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: 1. Myasthenia Gravis 2. Chronic immunosuppression 3. S/P Total Thymectomy via median sternotomy

History: This is a 22 y/o AD WF at NNMC where she has been followed by Neurology for one year for myasthenia gravis, treated with prednisone and cyclosporin. She has good strength. Chest CT in July 2002 shows residual thymus, and no mass. Now s/p total thymectomy via median sternotomy. Path specimen revealed thymic hyperplasia without malignancy.

Findings: Residual Thymus

Ddx: Thymic Hyperplasia vs. Thymic atrophy Thymoma Malignancy

Exam: Physical exam finding significant for left ptosis and bilateral sluggish papillary reflexes.Path Specimen: Thymic Hyperplasia

No MeSH data available.