Pleural dissemination of thymoma showing tumor regression after combined corticosteroid and tacrolimus therapy.

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We present the case of an elderly woman with myasthenia gravis who had pleural dissemination of thymoma reduced by treatments with a moderate dose of corticosteroids and a conventional dose of tacrolimus. A maintenance dose of prednisolone for myasthenia gravis could not shrink the size of the disseminated thymoma, but prednisolone (>30 mg daily) succeeded… (More)

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@article{Taguchi2006PleuralDO, title={Pleural dissemination of thymoma showing tumor regression after combined corticosteroid and tacrolimus therapy.}, author={Takafumi Taguchi and Tadashi Suehiro and Kagawa Toru and Naoko Ogami and Hiroshi Takata and Kozo Hashimoto}, journal={European journal of internal medicine}, year={2006}, volume={17 8}, pages={575-7} }