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What causes myasthenia gravis?

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In brief: Autoimmune

We have discovered that the connection between nerve and muscle is compromised by injury to the neuromuscular junction by an antibody that affects acetylcholine transmission.
Thus, for whatever reason, the body immune system is attacking itself.

In brief: Autoimmune

We have discovered that the connection between nerve and muscle is compromised by injury to the neuromuscular junction by an antibody that affects acetylcholine transmission.
Thus, for whatever reason, the body immune system is attacking itself.
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