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European Journal of Dermatology

GVHD-like erythroderma in the clinical course of thymoma-associated myasthenia gravis Volume 27, issue 3, May-June 2017

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1 Department of Dermatology,
Keio University School of Medicine,
Tokyo,
Japan
2 Department of Neurology,
Keio University School of Medicine,
Tokyo,
Japan
3 Division of General Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Surgery,
Tokai University School of Medicine,
Isehara,
Japan

Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) occasionally occurs during transplantation or transfusion. It is rarely associated with thymoma and can present as a symptom of thymoma-associated multi-organ autoimmunity [1]. It has unfavourable prognosis due to complications, such as colitis or liver dysfunction [1-3]. Although, thymoma is a benign tumour that is radically resectable at an early stage, it is sometimes accompanied by autoimmune disorders and requires long-term management. Myasthenia gravis (MG) [...]