• Systemic lupus erythematosus developed in an 18-year-old man three years after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis. The patient had considerable defects in suppressor cell function that seemed to be partially reversed in vitro by the addition of thymic hormone.
(Arch Intern Med 141:253-255, 1981)
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