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Title :A case report of nivolumab-induced myasthenia gravis and myositis in a metastatic renal cell carcinoma patient
Authors :Nakanishi, Shotaro
Nishida, Sho
Miyazato, Minoru
Goya, Masato
Saito, Seiichi
Issue Date :Mar-2020
Abstract :We present a 78-year-old male with renal cell carcinoma who developed myasthenia gravis complicated by myositis after nivolumab administration, which was verified by the presence of antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor. The initial symptom was posterior neck pain, and biochemical examination of blood showed elevated levels of hepatic enzymes and creatine phosphokinase. The level of antibody against the acetylcholine receptor increased 4.1-fold. His condition progressed rapidly resulting in respiratory failure 15 days after conservative therapy.
URL :https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eucr.2019.101105
Type Local :雑誌掲載論文
ISSN :2214-4420
Publisher :Elsevier
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/47488
Citation :Urology Case Reports Vol.29
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