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What is Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis?

What is Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis?

  • Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease resulting from autoimmune dysfunction. In transient neonatal myasthenia gravis muscle weakness occurs only for a period of time after birth. The condition occurs in infants of mothers with myasthenia gravis. Symptoms will persist in the infant until the antibodies from the mother which cause the muscle weakness disappear. The severity of the condition in the mother does not seem to reflect the severity of symptoms in offspring.

Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction

Types of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis:

Broader types of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis:

How serious is Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis?

Prognosis of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Muscle weakness tends to only last for about 2 to 3 weeks after birth though in some cases symptoms may persist for a couple of months or a as little as 5 days. Generally there is no recurrence of symptoms once they are gone.
Complications of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: see complications of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

What causes Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis?

Causes of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: see causes of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

What are the symptoms of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis?

Symptoms of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: see symptoms of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Complications of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: see complications of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Onset of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Symptoms are present at birth and are usually noticeable in the first day or two.

Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: see treatments for Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Name of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Main name of condition: Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

 

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