ID 84986
Title Transcription
トクシマ ダイガク ビョウイン ニ オケル ジュウショウ キンムリョクショウ 101 レイ ノ ケントウ
Title Alternative
Myasthenia gravis in Tokushima University : a retrospective study of 101 patients
Author
Matsui, Naoko Department of Neurology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Nakane, Shunya Department of Neurology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School
Nakagawa, Yasushi Department of Oncological and Regenerative Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School KAKEN Search Researchers
Mitsui, Takao Department of Neurology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School
Kondo, Kazuya Department of Oncological and Regenerative Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Monden, Yasumasa Department of Oncological and Regenerative Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory
Matsumoto, Toshio Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Sciences, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Kaji, Ryuji Department of Neurology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Keywords
myasthenia gravis(MG)
anti-acetylcholine receptor(AChR)antibodies
thymectomy
late-onset MG
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Thymectomy is an established treatment for seropositive(ACh-R antibodies positive)
myasthenia gravis(MG)in younger patients, but an review described the effectiveness of thymectomy
without thymoma remains as uncertain. To investigate the clinical course of MG in association
with thymus and to develop a better strategy for MG treatment, we reviewed 101 MG patients
who had taken therapies in our hospital between 1986 and 2006.
Recently, late-onset MG patients had increased. A few MG patients without thymoma, in
particular, hyperplasia had good clinical courses after thymectomy. So, we can’t exclude thymectomy
from therapeutic options in patients without thymoma.
We should select an appropriate strategy for individual cases, because MG has heterogeneous
characters with in age at onset, thymic changes, and patterns of muscle weakness.
Journal Title
四国医学雑誌
ISSN
00373699
NCID
AN00102041
Publisher
徳島医学会
Volume
62
Issue
5-6
Start Page
219
End Page
224
Sort Key
219
Published Date
2006-12-20
Remark
FullText File
language
jpn
departments
University Hospital
Medical Sciences
Institute of Advanced Medical Sciences