Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease caused by T cells

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease caused by T cells attacking healthy tissue. When diagnosed in early childhood, the treatment often involves the removal of the thymus.
Discuss why this treatment is therapeutic for this condition based upon your knowledge of basic immunology.

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