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Myasthenia Gravis flash card to break down study areas for this disease process.

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

A recent study on #Myasthenia #Gravis by Jeffery T. Guptill MD and Donald B. Sanders MD!

Myasthenia gravis (MG) was first described by Thomas Willis in It is an acquired autoimmune disease with antibodies against the nicotinic acetylcholine.

This is what I see when my symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis are not under control.

This is what I see when my symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis are not under control.

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you will experience a Myasthenia Gravis crisis at some point. These 5 things could save your life.

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you've experienced a Myasthenia Gravis crisis before. These 5 things could save your life.

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness - How Strong Case for iPhone 5

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness - How Strong Case

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June is Myathenia Gravis Awareness Month. Take the extra minute to learn more about the neuromuscular, autoimmune disease.

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise!

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise! I wish I could explain this to my friends who say "you just need to exercise more"

Fantastic article on MG! Loaded with information/tips/encouragement. A 'Must Read'! #chronicfridaylinkup #livingthediagnosis

How to Support Someone with Myasthenia Gravis (MG

How to Support Someone with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) - Living The Diagnosis

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