How is myasthenia gravis (MG) managed prior to surgical treatment of thymoma?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Kendrix J Evans, MD, MS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Patients with a preoperative diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (MG) and a thymoma should optimize their medical condition before surgery by using cholinesterase inhibitors and plasmapheresis if indicated.


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