Cancer Res Treat.  2013 Dec;45(4):343-348.

Tumor Lysis Syndrome in a Solid Tumor: A Case Report of a Patient with Invasive Thymoma

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  • 1Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. silkahn@skku.edu

Abstract

Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) has rarely been observed in solid tumors. We report on a case of a patient with advanced invasive thymoma who developed tumor lysis syndrome after chemotherapy. The potential complications of TLS should be considered in treatment of extensive thymoma.

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Thymoma; Drug therapy; Tumor lysis syndrome; Hyperuricemia; Acute kidney injury
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