MG Onset Follows Surgery to Remove Thymus in Case Study

MG Onset Follows Surgery to Remove Thymus in Case Study

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MG Onset Follows Surgery to Remove Thymus in Case Study

In an older woman, myasthenia gravis (MG) onset followed surgery to remove a thymoma, or tumor of the thymus, a case study reported. Doctors should actively check for MG symptoms in patients with a thymoma before and after surgery, and measure the levels of self-reacting antibodies against acetylcholine receptors, the most common autoantibodies found in MG, its scientists advised. The study, “Post-thymectomy myasthenia gravis: a case report and systematic review of literature,” was published in the…

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