Circulating TSH-binding inhibiting immunoglobulins in myasthenia gravis.

  title={Circulating TSH-binding inhibiting immunoglobulins in myasthenia gravis.},
  author={W. R. Kiessling and Rainer Finke and Peter Kotulla and Horst Schleusener},
  journal={Acta endocrinologica},
  volume={101 1},
Using a radioligand receptor assay the sera of 46 patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) were tested for the presence of circulating TSH-binding inhibiting immunoglobulins (TBII). In addition thyroid function was evaluated on the basis of T3, T4, TBG and TSH radioimmunoassays including the TRH stimulation test. Circulating antimicrosomal and antithyroglobulin thyroid antibodies were measured by haemagglutination techniques. Two patients had concomitant Graves' disease (GD), 5 were euthyroid with… CONTINUE READING


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