Thymic abnormalities: antigen or antibody? Response to thymectomy in myasthenia gravis.

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The therapeutic value of thymectomy for myasthenia is still questioned although it retains an important place among management modalities that strive for sustained remission. Questions derive from uncertainty as to appropriate timing, variable extent of resection and quantitation of response. Forty-seven patients, followed one to seven years, underwent an… (More)

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@article{Penn1981ThymicAA, title={Thymic abnormalities: antigen or antibody? Response to thymectomy in myasthenia gravis.}, author={Alex Penn and Alfred Jaretzki and M. Wolff and H. W. Chang and Virginia M. Tennyson}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={1981}, volume={377}, pages={786-804} }