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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Myasthenia Gravis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Myasthenia Gravis includes:

Other underlying conditions related to Myasthenia Gravis:

Source: Diseases Database

Myasthenia Gravis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Myasthenia Gravis as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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Discussion of underlying conditions of Myasthenia Gravis:

In rare cases, myasthenia is caused by a genetic abnormality in neuromuscular transmission, and appears in infants born to non-myasthenic mothers. This type is called congenital myasthenia. However, the vast majority of cases can be attributed to an acquired disorder of the immune system that appears in adulthood. (Source: excerpt from MYASTHENIA GRAVIS: NWHIC)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Myasthenia Gravis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Myasthenia Gravis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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