Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA)
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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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