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Respiratory failure in a patient with treated thymoma: A blast from the past
Egyptian Journal of Bronchology volume 11, pages 168–170 (2017)
Thymomas are among the most common anterior mediastinal tumors that can uncommonly present with respiratory failure. This case discusses the development of type II respiratory failure in a patient with a history of treated and cured thymoma. The problem posed and the workup leading to the diagnosis is discussed in detail. Further, the possible and reported causes of respiratory failure in such a case has also been highlighted.
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Ray, A., Nangia, V., Chatterji, R. et al. Respiratory failure in a patient with treated thymoma: A blast from the past. Egypt J Bronchol 11, 168–170 (2017). https://doi.org/10.4103/ejb.ejb_71_16
- myasthenia gravis
- respiratory failure