oa South African Medical Journal - Myasthenia gravis in a 2-year-old treated by thymectomy
|Article Title||Myasthenia gravis in a 2-year-old treated by thymectomy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Somerset Hospital and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Nov 1966|
|Pages||1002 - 1003|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical course, Endocrinology, Myasthenia gravis, Paediatrics, Surgery, Thymectomy and Treatment|
A case is reported of thymectomy performed on a toddler 25 months of age, with myasthenia gravis. Pre-operatively the patient had shown a progressively deteriorating clinical course, and the result to date has been most gratifying.
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