A national epidemiological study of Myasthenia Gravis in Australia.

  title={A national epidemiological study of Myasthenia Gravis in Australia.},
  author={Melina Gattellari and Chris Goumas and John Mark Worthington},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={19 11},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Existing epidemiological studies of Myasthenia Gravis have generally examined small populations. Few national studies have been conducted, and published incidence and prevalence rates vary widely. We report one of the largest national studies of Myasthenia Gravis, and the first incidence and prevalence rates for Australia. METHODS Prescriptions for Pyridostigmine Bromide in 2009 were utilized from a national prescribing database to estimate incidence and the prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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