, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 275-276
Date: 30 Sep 2010

Extra thoracic Castleman’s disease associated with myasthenia gravis

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Castleman’s disease is an uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder. Amongst known associations with Castleman’s disease, myasthenia gravis is very rare and only four cases have been reported in the literature. We report a patient with Castleman’s disease with myasthenia gravis who successfully underwent thymectomy for control of his symptoms.