Benefit of modified plasmapheresis in the management of myasthenia gravis: a case report.

@article{Talabi2006BenefitOM,
  title={Benefit of modified plasmapheresis in the management of myasthenia gravis: a case report.},
  author={Oladele A Talabi and Usman Ali M. Abjah and Sunday Ocheni and Odunayo Akinyemi and Yetunde A. Aken'Ova and Adesola A Ogunniyi},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={162-4}
}
BACKGROUND Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease condition caused by the generation of antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor sites at the neuromuscular junction. The treatment modalities include anticholinesterase drugs, corticosteroids, immunotherapy, thymectomy and plasmapheresis. However, because of the poor financial state of our patients… CONTINUE READING