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A BRIEF HISTORY OF MYASTHENIA GRAVIS AND THYMECTOMY
  • Bharath V
Bharath V
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder. Though MG was diagnosed four centuries ago, its rational management started in 1930s. In the present era, MG is managed by both medical means and surgical techniques. In this article, the concise history of MG and its management is being described.