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Myasthenia Gravis

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195375367.003.0024

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Myasthenia Gravis

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Fatigable weakness is the hallmark of myasthenia gravis. It may present with false localizing signs; the physician incorrectly diagnoses a brainstem stroke. Laboratory examinations have greatly assisted in diagnostic acumen.

Chapter.  1487 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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