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25 Possible Causes for Muscle Biopsy showing Presence of Vacuoles, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    Myasthenia gravis and hypokalemic periodic paralysis are commonly related with hyperthyroidism but rarely occur together.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast to myasthenia gravis, an association with thymic hyperplasia has not yet been reported, to our knowledge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (MC) Andersen-Tawil syndrome (ATS) (formerly Andersen syndrome) Hyperaldosteronism and physiologically similar states Renal tubular acidosis Type IV (RTA) Diuretic abuse Myasthenia[translational-medicine.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Here we describe a case of a 45-year-old woman with antibody positive myasthenia gravis since age 16, who then develops treatment-resistant weakness due to genetically proven[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle biopsy in the four affected patients showed variation in fiber size, and the presence of small angulated fibers and occasional rimmed vacuoles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] June 2013 Volume 54, Issue 15 Free ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract June 2013 Distinctive Clinical Signs Differentiating Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy from Myasthenia Gravis[iovs.arvojournals.org]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    gravis, polymyositis, Becker's muscular dystrophy).[path.upmc.edu] Muscle biopsy in Pompe disease shows the presence of vacuoles that stain positively for glycogen.[dx.doi.org] Kissel serves as a consultant for Alexion Pharmaceuticals for a clinical trial in myasthenia gravis. Task force members : Dr. Han has nothing to disclose. Dr.[dx.doi.org]

  • Myopathy, Endocrine

    Neuromuscular presynaptic impairment may account for the worsening of myasthenia gravis by thyrotoxicosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle biopsy shows inflammation of muscle, fibre necrosis and the presence of vacuoles and filamentous inclusions in fibres (seen by electron microscopy).[somalidoc.com] Neuromuscular diseases, such as myasthenia gravis, can produce fatigue of muscles.[dartmouth.edu]

  • Granulomatous Myositis

    Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder, which has only rarely been reported to co-manifest with myositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In inclusion body myositis, findings on muscle biopsy may show the presence of vacuolated muscle fibers with basophilic granular deposits, the presence of varying degrees[rheumatologyadvisor.com] Sporadic inclusion body myositis misdiagnosed as idiopathic granulomatous myositis. ( 27692540 ) Lavian M....Mozaffar T. 2016 7 A case of late-onset, thymoma-associated myasthenia[malacards.org]

  • Proximal Myopathy with Extrapyramidal Signs

    gravis.[neurology.org] Muscle biopsy shows the presence of vacuoles, containing glycogen, in muscle fibers, which are present during an attack, and which may decrease in number immediately after[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua] Neuromuscular diseases, such as myasthenia gravis, can produce fatigue of muscles.[dartmouth.edu]

  • Myositis

    These results were suggestive of myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In inclusion body myositis, findings on muscle biopsy may show the presence of vacuolated muscle fibers with basophilic granular deposits, the presence of varying degrees[rheumatologyadvisor.com] Elevated serum acetylcholine receptor binding antibodies raised the possibility of concurrent myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carcinomatous Myopathic Syndrome

    Sensory neuronopathy Sensorimotor polyneuropathy (AMSAN, CMSAN) Autonomic neuropathy Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) Types of myasthenia gravis (MG) Dermato/Polymyositis[isni.org.il] Muscle biopsy shows inflammation of muscle, fibre necrosis and the presence of vacuoles and filamentous inclusions in fibres (seen by electron microscopy).[somalidoc.com] gravis *The genetic muscular dystophies: Duchenne's fascioscapulohumeral, limb girdle, Becker's, Emery-Dreifuss type, distal, ocular *Myotonic diseases: dystrophia myotonica[itsmyositis.blogspot.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    ., myasthenia gravis, botulism). Localizing neurologic deficits can help the physician focus the diagnostic work-up 6, 10 – 12 ( Table 3 6, 9 – 12 ).[aafp.org] The electromyograhy (EMG) shows a myopatic pattern and the muscles biopsy reveals dystrophic changes without the presence of rimmed vacuoles 1,4.[scielo.br] Gravis [4] This is a group of diseases with mutations in genes leading to neuromuscular junctional abnormalities leading to weakness and fatigability.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Inclusion Body Myopathy

    Myasthenia gravis affects the external ocular muscles, and muscle fatigability is a key feature.[patient.info] Muscle biopsy will also show rimmed vacuoles (abnormal cellular structures that are also called inclusion bodies), amyloid deposits (presence of abnormal proteins), and endomysial[hss.edu] MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune muscle disease characterized by progressively increasing weakness with exertion and recovery of strength with rest or[neuropathology-web.org]

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