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Treatment of Myasthenic Crisis

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

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Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195375367.003.0025

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Treatment of Myasthenic Crisis

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In myasthenia gravis, weakness and respiratory insufficiency can occur quickly. It is important for the treating physician to recognize this and institute treatment rapidly. Differentiation of myasthenic crisis from cholinergic crisis is explained, as well as treatment strategies for myasthenic crisis.

Chapter.  1159 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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