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Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis is available below.

Symptoms of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

  • Muscle weakness at birth
  • Weak infant cry
  • Facial weakness in infant
  • Feeding difficulty in infant
  • Respiratory weakness in infant
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

  • Anticholinesterase inhibitors
  • Respiration support when needed
  • Suction to remove buildup of secretions
  • more treatments...»

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Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Complications

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Causes of Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

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Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

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Prognosis for Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

Prognosis for 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.

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More information about Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis

  1. Transient Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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