What is the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of thymoma?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Kendrix J Evans, MD, MS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Case reports have documented the administration of oral glucocorticoids resulting in regression of an invasive thymoma. In one case, the patient showed complete regression to the thymoma and associated symptoms and has remained without radiologic recurrence after 12 months. [9]


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