Associated Conditions for Myasthenia Gravis
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Myasthenia Gravis:
Since it is an autoimmune disease, it may occur in combination with
other autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. MG is
also associated with tumors of the thymus gland located in the neck. (Source: excerpt from MYASTHENIA GRAVIS: NWHIC
List of associated medical conditions for Myasthenia Gravis:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Myasthenia Gravis includes:
About associated conditions for Myasthenia Gravis:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Myasthenia Gravis,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Myasthenia Gravis,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Myasthenia Gravis.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Myasthenia Gravis.
People with Myasthenia Gravis may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Myasthenia Gravis
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.