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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
In brief: Weakness
Pt's usually present with fluctuating and progressive weakness often of the ocular muscles.
Usually worse after exercise and at end of day. History and physical exam establish clinical diagnosis. Some do ice pack test of eyelid muscles. Mg confirmed by detection of antibodies in serum or by electromyogram with repetitive nerve stimulation.

In brief: Weakness
Pt's usually present with fluctuating and progressive weakness often of the ocular muscles.
Usually worse after exercise and at end of day. History and physical exam establish clinical diagnosis. Some do ice pack test of eyelid muscles. Mg confirmed by detection of antibodies in serum or by electromyogram with repetitive nerve stimulation.
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