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Myasthenia gravis

Orpha number ORPHA589
Synonym(s) Acquired myasthenia
Autoimmune myasthenia gravis
Prevalence 1-5 / 10 000
Inheritance Not applicable
Age of onset All ages
  • G70.0
  • C0026896
  • D009157
  • 10028417


Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a rare, clinically heterogeneous, autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction characterized by fatigable weakness of voluntary muscles.

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Emergency guidelines
  • DE (2010,pdf)
  • ES (2010,pdf)
  • EN (2010,pdf)
  • FR (2010,pdf)
  • IT (2013,pdf)
Anesthesia guidelines
  • EN (2014,pdf)
Review article
  • EN (2007)
Clinical practice guidelines
  • DE (2012)
  • EN (2010)Patient Inform
Article for general public
  • FR (2009,pdf)
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