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Abstract

Two cases of familial myasthenia gravis are reported. One patient is a typical case of autoimmune myasthenia with positive anti acetylcholine receptor antibodies, while in the second patient the impairment of neuromuscular transmission is likely to be due to antibodies directed against determinants other than the acetylcholine receptors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1228-1230
Number of pages3
JournalJOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY
Volume51
Publication statusPublished - 1988

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Autoantibodies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuromuscular Junction
  • Receptors, Cholinergic

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