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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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

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