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    Call for Abstracts: Medical Professionals can now submit for the MGFA International Conference - Deadline January 17, 2022.

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    Upon diagnosis, Phil Kirschner found support through the MGFA. Join him in contributing to our programs and research.

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    Visit our new Thymectomy Resource Center to learn more about thymectomy as an extremely effective MG treatment.

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    Save the Date! Our 2022 MGFA National Patient Conference Will Take Place Virtually on February 10-11.

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MGFA welcomes you to our website. This website is intended to increase awareness of myasthenia gravis (MG), support those living with MG and create connections for the MG community. To learn more about MGFA, see here.

What is myasthenia gravis (MG)?

Myasthenia gravis (pronounced My-as-theen-ee-a grav-us) comes from the Greek and Latin words meaning "grave muscular weakness." The most common form of MG is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscle groups.

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