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1,899 Possible Causes for Myasthenia Gravis, No Muscle Weakness

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    gravis Spinal muscular atrophy Appointments and Location (804) 828-CHOR (2467) Children's Pavilion - Level 3, Pod B ›› Meet the Team[chrichmond.org] It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[ninds.nih.gov] These include spinal muscular atrophy, neuropathies such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myasthenia gravis, and the myopathies (including metabolic, mitochondrial and inflammatory[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    ‡Including, but not limited to, brainstem ischaemia, myasthenia gravis and botulism.[jnnp.bmj.com] But weakness that increases over several days is also common. Muscle weakness or loss of muscle function (paralysis) affects both sides of the body.[nlm.nih.gov] Lab work that screens for the following diseases should be performed to rule them out: mumps , rubella , cytomegalovirus, and myasthenia gravis.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    This autoimmune condition may be associated with other autoimmune diseases, such as pernicious anemia, myasthenia gravis, vitiligo, adrenal insufficiency, celiac disease,[emedicine.medscape.com] She presented with muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea since one week. The initial diagnosis was TPP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An association between thyroid disease and myasthenia gravis has been recognized.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] The effect of BCL2 co-expression on muscle weakness is transient, since muscle weakness is apparent in mice expressing both A17 and BCL2 transgenes at late time points.[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]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Study Group. Clinical trial of plasma exchange and high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin in myasthenia gravis.[dx.doi.org] Proximal muscle weakness is more often seen than distal muscle weakness.[symptoma.com] Reviewed July 2012 What is myasthenia gravis?[web.archive.org]

  • Myopathy

    INTRODUCTION: The association of myasthenia gravis (MG) and inflammatory myopathy is rare and often only one of the diseases is diagnosed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness regressed and dysphagia disappeared with treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Curr Rheumatol Rep: 2002, 4(5);403-8 [PubMed:12217245] [WorldCat.org] (P p) A K Mier-Jedrzejowicz, C Brophy, M Green Respiratory muscle function in myasthenia gravis.[openanesthesia.org]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    AIM: To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results: in myasthenia gravis, initial weakness involved extraocular muscles in 59%, bulbar muscles in 29%, and limb muscles in 12% of the patients.[rug.nl] What Is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily.[webmd.com]

  • Graves Disease

    We present two patients with Graves' disease and concurrent myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On neurological examination the patient was presented with muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (in face and sternocleidomastoid muscles), features of myotonia and apocamnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case emphasises the importance of considering TPP in patients with acute muscle weakness and the importance of promptly initiating treatment and preventing relapse of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 12-month-old boy with progressive cranial nerve palsies followed by ventilatory failure demanding artificial ventilation, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid progression[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In differential diagnosis we have to think about myasthenia gravis or cerebral vascular damage ( stroke ).[wikilectures.eu]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    ., myasthenia gravis, pure red cell aplasia, hypogammaglobulinemia, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis, are known, this is the first report of MCTD complicated with thymic carcinoma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we report a patient with MCTD/myositis overlap syndrome displaying an uncommon clinical presentation and a distribution of muscle weakness involving facial, neck and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common diseases that overlap with lupus: Autoimmune thyroid disease Celiac disease Myasthenia gravis Antiphospholipid syndrome Rheumatoid arthritis Polymyositis Dermatomyositis[resources.lupus.org]

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