What is Thymectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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A thymectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the thymus gland.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Thymectomy

Side effect Patients
Numbness 1
Pain in left shoulder 1

Duration

Currently having Thymectomy

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Thymectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Thymectomy.