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Table 1 Concurrent thymoma and hematological malignancy cases reported between 1990 and 2020, including the present case

From: Concurrent myasthenia gravis-related cervical thymoma in a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a case report 

Author/year Age/sex Thymoma type Hematological malignancy Co-immune disorder Clinical course
Szolkowska et al. 2017 [5] 52, male B1/B2 SLL CR at 2 years
Chen et al. 2015 [6] 74, male A DLBCL CR at 7 months
Ito 2015 [7] 62, male AB T-LBL CR at 1 year
Fraser et al. 2012 59, male B1 PTCL, NOS Death at 7 months
Yamato et al. 2006 [8] 59, male B3 DLBCL CR at 5 months
Rovera et al. 2003 [9] 65, male AB T-LBL Death at 8 months
Khoury et al. 2003 [10] 62, male NA CLL/SLL NA NA
Friedman et al. 1994 [11] 95, male NA T-LBL Death at 10 days
The present case, 2020 81, female B1 DLBCL MG CR at 14 months
  1. CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemia, CR complete remission, DLBCL diffuse large B-cell lymphoma; MG myasthenia gravis, NA not available, PTCL peripheral T-cell lymphoma, NOS not otherwise specified, SLL small lymphocytic lymphoma, T-LBL T lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia