Approximately 15 percent of people with myasthenia gravis have a tumor in their thymus gland, located under the breastbone. Mediastinal tumors are benign or cancerous growths that form in the area of the chest that separates the lungs called the mediastinum.
If you have not been formally diagnosed yet, call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 to see your primary care provider to explore all possible causes of your symptoms. All thoracic procedures require a referral from a provider before scheduling.
If you have a referral for a thoracic procedure, contact the team at the facility where you want to have the procedure completed: