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Paraaortic thymoma with pericardial effusion diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiography in a woman with myasthenia gravis

Paraaortic thymoma with pericardial effusion diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiography in a woman with myasthenia gravis

Echocardiography 30(5): E141-E142

We report the case of a 64-year-old woman with myasthenia gravis, dyspnea, and pericardial effusion. Echocardiography showed a paraaortic mass, confirmed at computed tomography scan, which was later diagnosed as a thymoma after surgical excision.

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PMID: 23305335

DOI: 10.1111/echo.12108

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