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Illa, I., Vila, N., Gallardo, E. et al. Myasthenia gravis coincident with papillary thyroid carcinoma: absent expression of the α-subunit of the acetylcholine receptor in the tumour. J Neurol 242, 480–482 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00873554
- Public Health
- Thyroid Carcinoma
- Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma