Complete regression of a thymoma to glucocorticoids, commenced for palliation of symptoms

Shaney Barratt, Zudin A Puthucheary, Martin Plummeridge

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Abstract

A patient is presented with Type B1 thymoma that showed complete regression to oral glucocorticoids commenced for palliation of symptoms. The patient has remained symptom free without radiological recurrence after 12 months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1142-3
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Volume31
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Dexamethasone/therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Glucocorticoids/therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Palliative Care/methods
  • Thymoma/diagnostic imaging
  • Thymus Neoplasms/diagnostic imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Treatment Outcome

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