JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, vol.23, no.2, pp.343-344, 2004 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Malignant thymomas are associated with numerous autoimmune disorders including myasthenia gravis. Myastenia gravis is characterized by antibodies against the acetylcholine receptors located on the neuromuscular junction of the skeletal muscle. We present a case with malignant thymoma who developed myasthenia crisis while he was treated with cisplatin chemotherapy.