Fatal immunodeficiency in a patient with thymoma and Good's syndrome

Liliana Montella, Ghassam Merkabaoui, Laura Vitiello, Goffredo Bulgarelli, Gianfranco Sinagra, Anna Maria Masci, Luigi Racioppi, Giovannella Palmieri

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Abstract

Thymoma is a rare tumor characterized by an association with autoimmune diseases. Immunological abnormalities are increasingly being recognized in thymoma patients and are the cause of a peculiar susceptibility to infections. The authors present the clinical history of a thymoma patient affected by fatal immunodeficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-363
Number of pages3
JournalTumori
Volume91
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005

Keywords

  • Good's syndrome
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Infections
  • Thymoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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    Montella, L., Merkabaoui, G., Vitiello, L., Bulgarelli, G., Sinagra, G., Masci, A. M., Racioppi, L., & Palmieri, G. (2005). Fatal immunodeficiency in a patient with thymoma and Good's syndrome. Tumori, 91(4), 361-363.