Rare Case of MG and Bone Marrow Disorders Reported

Rare Case of MG and Bone Marrow Disorders Reported

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Rare Case of MG and Bone Marrow Disorders Reported

An extremely rare case of myasthenia gravis (MG) associated with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and aplastic anemia (AA), two bone marrow failure conditions in which the immune system mistakenly attacks developing red blood cells, was reported recently. The report, “Myasthenia gravis and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria after thymectomy: A rare association,” was published in the journal eJHaem. In MG, the immune system produces self-reactive antibodies that erroneously attack acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) and other proteins involved in…

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