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2 Possible Causes for Sudden Severe Episodic Apnea May Cause Death

  • Congenital Slow-Channel Myasthenic Syndrome Type 4A

    Congenital (hereditary) myasthenic syndrome (CMS) is a group of conditions characterised by fatigable muscle weakness, caused by an inherited disorder affecting the junction between the nerve and the muscle. The muscle weakness typically begins in early childhood but can also appear in adolescence or adulthood.[…][]

  • Familial Infantile Myasthenia

    We describe three siblings with familial infantile myasthenia gravis (FIMG). Contrary to previous reports suggesting a benign course of FIMG beyond the infantile period, our two patients had severe respiratory exacerbations in early adult life. Thymectomy was performed in the two more affected siblings, with only[…][]

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