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Vijay Kumar
Vijay Kumar10 months ago
Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles. The hallmark of myasthenia gravis is muscle weakness that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest.The following symptoms are commonly associated with myasthenia gravis: -Weakness of the eye muscles (ocular myasthenia) -Drooping of one or both eyelids (ptosis) -Blurred or double vision (diplopia) -Changes in facial expressions -Difficulty swallowing -Shortness of breath -Impaired speech (dysarthria) -Weakness in the arms, hands, fingers, legs, and neck Diagnosing myasthenia gravis include Physical and neurological examination, Edrophonium test, Antibody test (acetylcholine receptor antibodies, anti-MuSK antibody)

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