Thymoma: A clinicopathologic study of 54 cases

  title={Thymoma: A clinicopathologic study of 54 cases},
  author={G. Gray and W. T. Gutowski},
  journal={The American Journal of Surgical Pathology},
  • G. Gray, W. T. Gutowski
  • Published 1979
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Surgical Pathology
  • In 54 patients with thymoma, the factors having the greatest bearing on prognosis were presence or absence of gross tumor invasion or an associated clinical syndrome of myasthenia gravis, anemia due to crythro-cytic hypoplasia or hypogammaglobulinemia. Of 17 patients with invasive tumors, 14 were either dead of tumor or living with disease, while 34 of 37 patients with encapsulated tumors were either living or dead of other causes without evidence of neoplasm. A clinical syndrome associated… CONTINUE READING
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