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Does myasthenia gravis get progressively worse over time?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Although the course of myasthenia gravis is variable, it usually gets progressively worse over time. The weakness does, however, often stabilize after 15 to 20 years. Remissions and relapses can occur at any time.

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