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Existing Immunosuppressive Strategies for Treating Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder driven by autoimmunity against the postsynaptic neuromuscular junction of skeletal muscles. The clinical manifestations of myasthenia gravis are broad, but generally it can be characterized as being fluctuating, chronic, and oftentimes carrying a poor prognosis.  “[Myasthenia gravis] impairs [neuromuscular junction] transmission and can manifest in a spectrum ranging from…

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Deciphering the Links Between Sexual Dysfunction and Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a multisystem autoimmune disease that results in fatigable muscle weakness. There are various classes of the disease depending on its severity. In mild cases, only the extraocular muscles are involved; in severe cases, the throat and respiratory muscles are involved, leading to breathing difficulties.  Among the lesser known symptoms of myasthenia gravis…

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