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Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction

Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease resulting from autoimmune dysfunction. In generalized myasthenia gravis weakness develops mainly in the limbs and trunk. The severity of symptoms may vary amongst patients. Most patients suffer increased severity of symptoms during the day with improvement after sleeping. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Generalized Myasthenia Gravis is available below.

Symptoms of Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

Treatments for Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

  • Treatment varies depending on the severity of symptoms and individual responses to treatment. Treament options may include: corticosteroids, IV immunoglobulin, plasmapheresis, azathioprine, surgical removal of thymus, cholinesterase inhibitors
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Causes of Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

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Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

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Prognosis for Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

Prognosis for Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Treatment can help alleviate symptoms. Symptoms may be exacerbated by factors such as stress, illness, menstruation, surgery, pregnancy and immunization. The course of the disease may vary considerable with periods of exacerbation and remission.

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  1. Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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