Myasthenia Gravis Asia
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Supportive and Educational portal for Myasthenia Gravis patients in Asia


Understanding Myasthenia Gravis

What is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disease characterized by weakness of the voluntary muscles. The key characteristic feature of MG is fatiguable or fluctuating... More

Who is at risk of getting Myasthenia Gravis?

MG affects all races and at any age, but the existing literature suggests that the disease shows a bimodal peak at 2 different age groups. The first group is the young (20-30’s) female patie... More

Symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis

The hallmark of MG is painless, fluctuating or fatiguable muscle weakness. This means that with increasing muscle use, the muscles feel weaker and these symptoms may improve following rest. Sympto... More

Diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis

In patients with the characteristic clinical features and history, it may be fairly simple to make a diagnosis of myasthenia gravis on clinical grounds. However, several conditions may mimic autoi... More

Managing Myasthenia Gravis

Prior to 1958, myasthenia gravis carried a mortality of 30% despite treatment, but with current therapeutic options, mortality has been practically eliminated and most cases of myasthenia gravis a... More

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a myasthenic crisis? A myasthenic crisis occurs when the muscles that control breathing weaken to the point that ventilation is inadequate, creating a medical emergency and requiring a re... More

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Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

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