Malignant thymoma in a patient with growth hormone deficiency during growth hormone therapy

T. Hasegawa, Y. Hasegawa, S. Koto, T. Aso, Y. Tsuchiya, A. Hayashi, H. Ishida, Y. Morkawa

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Abstract

Malignant thymoma was found in an 8-year-old Japanese boy with growth hormone (GH) deficiency who had received GH therapy for 3 years and 5 months. There may be a possible relationship between the occurrence of malignant thymoma and GH therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)802-804
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatrics
Volume152
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Oct 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Growth hormone therapy
  • Malignant thymoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Hasegawa, T., Hasegawa, Y., Koto, S., Aso, T., Tsuchiya, Y., Hayashi, A., Ishida, H., & Morkawa, Y. (1993). Malignant thymoma in a patient with growth hormone deficiency during growth hormone therapy. European Journal of Pediatrics, 152(10), 802-804. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02073374