Thymectomy

What is Thymectomy?

Thymectomy is a surgery to remove thymus gland.This gland located in upper portion of chest, behind the breast bone.Thymectomy is used to treat myasthenia grevis.

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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...

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Thymectomy

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Hello and thank you for asking

The diseases of thymus gland aren’t always life threatening

Ofcorse the...

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Sir my father is being treated in apolo delhi for myasthenia. Earlier he was ok but when we admitted him for thymus operation he was shifted to icu...

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Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your father's symptoms and treatment received...

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My daughter born marrow report detect red cell aplasia, she is 4 year 11 month old,
She need blood transfusions every 2-3 month please let me...

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Talk to ur hematologist whether thymectomy or erythropoietin inj would help

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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...

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Hi. I have had Myasthenia Gravis for 23 years and I am only 39!! My symptoms came on very quickly and very severely and I had a Thymectomy within 6...

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Are there any drugs for Myasthenia Gravis that do not cause weight gain? I am small but want to stay small. And does removing the Thymus Gland stop...

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I am, 28 years old patient of Myasthenia Gravis since Jan 2006. I got married in Nov 2008.I have a query regarding Pregnancy. I have been on huge...

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my mother recently had thymectomy,her biopsy report came as stage 1 BUT B3/b2 VARIANT....she had a myasthenia crisis postop and on ventilator...

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I have myasthenia gravis . I did really well post thymectomy but I got a chest infection and came out remission. I ve spent about 7 months not...

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