Comorbidities, Common in MG, Appear to Rise as Patients Age

Comorbidities, Common in MG, Appear to Rise as Patients Age

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Comorbidities, Common in MG, Appear to Rise as Patients Age

Comorbidities — co-existing illnesses like hypertension — tend to be more common in older patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) and to increase with advancing age, a study of patient registry data reports. The presence of comorbidities, however, did not differ among these adults based on age at MG onset. The study “Comorbidities in older patients with myasthenia gravis — Comparison between early- and late-onset disease” was published in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. MG, an autoimmune disease, is marked…

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