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Myasthenia gravis

Disease definition

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

ORPHA:589

  • Synonym(s):
    • Acquired myasthenia
    • Autoimmune myasthenia gravis
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable or Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: G70.0
  • OMIM: 159400  254200  607085
  • UMLS: C0026896
  • MeSH: D009157
  • GARD: 7122
  • MedDRA: 10028417

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