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…
Myasthenia gravis has been associated with poorer sleep, poorer quality of life, and a higher rate of anxiety and depression.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians reported treating new cases of myasthenia gravis post-infection.
Picture for a moment living with this set of symptoms on a daily basis—how would you like your physician to respond?
Researchers proposed a 4-item test to detect signs of bulbar and respiratory involvement when treating patients with myasthenia gravis remotely.
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