myasthenia gravis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n myasthenia gravis a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
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Usage


In news:

Dryke's health declined after he was diagnosed with the neuromuscular disorder myasthenia gravis last year, said Darlene Marmol, a friend and student of Dryke.
Myasthenia gravis, a nerve-muscle disconnect.
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder mainly caused by antibodies to the muscle acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) at the neuromuscular junction.
1 Pinching Aj, Peters Dk, Newsom-Davis J. Remission of myasthenia gravis following plasma exchange.
Plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive drug therapy in myasthenia gravis.
The Myasthenia Gravis New Orleans Resource Group reached its fundraising goal of $25,000 for its first ever MG Walk and Fundraiser, held April 21 in downtown New Orleans.
All proceeds went to research and find a cure for the neuromuscular disease, Myasthenia Gravis.
Myasthenia gravis , a nerve-muscle disconnect.
Plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive drug therapy in myasthenia gravis .
Carole had battled Myasthenia Gravis and Rheumatoid Arthritis over the past 25 years.
Myasthenia gravis, a nerve-muscle disconnect .
Kokomo — Ronald H Sorensen passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct 21, 2012, after a battle with myasthenia gravis.
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