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Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction

Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which results from autoimmune dysfunction. Juvenile myasthenia gravis also has autoimmune origins and tends to develop during childhood. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and improve after rest or after sleeping. The severity of symptoms may vary. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis is available below.

Symptoms of Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

Treatments for Juvenile 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 Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

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Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

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Prognosis for Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis

Prognosis for Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Symptoms are life-long though periods of remission are common. Life-long treatment is usually required to manage the condition.

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

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