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Thymectomy in myasthenia gravis during pregnancy.
  1. M. S. Ip,
  2. S. Y. So,
  3. W. K. Lam,
  4. L. C. Tang,
  5. C. K. Mok


    A 24 year old woman with myasthenia gravis suffered an antepartum exacerbation which failed to respond to increasing dosages of pyridostigmine. Thymectomy performed in the second trimester was followed by clinical improvement and full term vaginal delivery with no puerperal deterioration.

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