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Juvenile myasthenia gravis

Disease definition

Juvenile myasthenia gravis (MG; see this term) is a rare form of MG, an autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction resulting in ocular manifestations or generalized weakness, with onset before 18 years of age.

ORPHA:391497

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Childhood myasthenia gravis
    • Juvenile acquired myasthenia
    • Juvenile autoimmune myasthenia gravis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Infancy, Childhood, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: G70.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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