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Can diseases of the thymus gland reduce life-expectancy?

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Question: I am 81yrs old and have had mg for over 60yrs. I had a thymectomy early on. Even though I have multiple symptoms I do quite well. Many of myfriends have died. I wonder if the thymectomy has had ahand in my condition.
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Thymectomy

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

The diseases of thymus gland aren’t always life threatening

Ofcorse the fact that you are okay after of thymectomy was. done means that the surgery was the best choice in your case.

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Can diseases of the thymus gland reduce life-expectancy?

Brief Answer: Thymectomy Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking The diseases of thymus gland aren’t always life threatening Ofcorse the fact that you are okay after of thymectomy was. done means that the surgery was the best choice in your case. Regards