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Autoimmune Diseases
Volume 2011, Article ID 213092, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/213092
Research Article

Inflammation and Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Are Common Features of Myasthenia Gravis Thymus: Possible Roles in Pathogenesis

1Department of Neurology IV, Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuroimmunology, Neurological Institute C. Besta Foundation, 20133 Milan, Italy
2Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliera Bolognini Seriate, 24068 Seriate, Italy
3Unité Mixte de Recherche, CNRS UMR7215/INSERM U974/UPMC/AIM, Thérapie des Maladies du Muscle Strié, Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue, 92350 Le Plessis Robinson, France

Received 30 May 2011; Accepted 23 June 2011

Academic Editor: Nils Erik Gilhus

Copyright © 2011 Paola Cavalcante et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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