Acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis-Heterogenous entity

  title={Acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis-Heterogenous entity},
  author={Vladimir Kostic},
Acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis (MG) is an organ specific autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction. In the majority of the patients (~85%) antibodies are directed to muscle postsynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (AChR), but in others the target is non-AChRprotein at neuromuscular junction, such as Muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase (MuSK), or low density lipoprotein receptor related protein 4 (LRP4).This autoantibodies can be detected by specific assays and implicate… CONTINUE READING


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