A 47-year-old member asked:
what conditions are similar to ocular myasthenia gravis?
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Rheumatology 55 years experience
Muscle weakness: Other reasons for decreased use of muscles. This could be muscle diseases and neurological diseases. The usual clue is the occular involvement. This is where testing is done. Testing is to replace the loss of acetylcholine function like the tensilon test and other drugs that block the beakdown of acetylcholine by cholinesterase andtemporarily increases the level of acetylcholine and reverses it.
Last updated Jul 16, 2012
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