Low testosterone and myasthenia gravis in males: a national record-linkage study

  title={Low testosterone and myasthenia gravis in males: a national record-linkage study},
  author={J. Pakpoor and R. Goldacre and M. Goldacre},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
A disease of ‘young women and old men’, myasthenia gravis (MG) exhibits a bimodal distribution in age with a peak in the second and third decades of life with a female predominance, and a later peak in the sixth-to-eighth decades of life with a male predominance [1. [...] Key Method A retrospective cohort study was conducted through analysis of linked English Hospital Episode Statistics, which incorporate abstracts of every episode of day-case or inpatient care across all English National Health Service…Expand
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