Systemic lupus erythematosus followed by myasthenia gravis: a rare association
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and myasthenia gravis (MG) are autoimmune diseases, their association in the same patient being rarely described. Here, we report a case of SLE in a 19-year-old girl who within 2 years of the diagnosis of SLE developed MG, and underwent thymectomy for a benign thymoma immediately thereafter.
KeywordsSystemic lupus erythematosus Myasthenia gravis Thymectomy
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