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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-12

Thymectomy in Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis: Does An RCT Solve The 75-Year-Old Controversy?


Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Vinay Goyal
Department of Neurology, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi -110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/aian.AIAN_162_19

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The role of thymectomy in thymomatous myasthenia gravis (MG) is unambiguous. However, its role in non-thymomatous MG (NTMG) remains debatable. The evidence till date is not robust. In this short review, we try to see the pros and cons of thymectomy in NTMG and critically appraise the evidence available till date.


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