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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Fatigable weakness: Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that disrupts the neuromuscular junction, so that when motor nerves fire the muscle fibers do not reliably ... Read More
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Dr. PREM Menon
46 years experience Allergy and Immunology
IT IS A NEUROLOGIC : It is a neurologic and immunologic disease. Often caused by thymoma, thymus gland tumor. Treated with thymus gland removal, IV gammaglobulins and medi ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Owoc
19 years experience Prosthodontics
Autoimmune disease: Myasthenia gravis, or mg, is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks the muscles and causes fatigue in various muscle groups. It could be limite ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Autoimmune: We have discovered that the connection between nerve and muscle is compromised by injury to the neuromuscular junction by an antibody that affects ace ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Immune disorder : Which affects to neuromuscular junction connections of nerve to muscle. Associated with progressive weakness on exertion, and can be associated with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Wide range of people: Conditions that increase your risk for developing myasthenia include: autoimmune disease (thyroid disease, lupus, rheumatoid, type i diabetes), a tumo ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Unknown: In most cases, myasthenia gravis is not inherited and occurs in people with no history of the disorder in their family. About 3 to 5 percent of af ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Not very common: Myasthenia gravis is not a very common illness. Of every 10000 people, you may be able identify about 1-2. There are several thousand cases in the U ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Usually very serious: Myasthenia gravis is typically seen in the young and the elderly. In the latter group, they typically have ocular mg, that is there symptoms are confi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Wide range of people: Myasthenia has been reported in people of all age groups, but it tends to be more common in people aged 50-70 or in women under 40. Conditions that i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Women>men: Before the age of 40 mg is 3x more common in women, but at older ages both sexes are equally affected. Familial cases are rare. Congenital mg in child ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Maybe tough, but : We order the following tests: anti-neuromuscular junctional antibody (and maybe anti-musk antibody), an EMG study using repetitive nerve stimulations ... Read More

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