Differential Diagnosis of Myasthenic Syndromes Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies Diagnosis of Myasthenia gravis

  • Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies
  • Published 2008

Abstract

Myasthenia gravis is an acquired, humoral autoimmune disease. Specific acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies (ACHRAB) lead to a reduced impulse transmission to the postsynaptic membrane of the neuromuscular end-plate. T-helper cells which have been activated in the thymus probably stimulate the production of the acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies. These… (More)

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@inproceedings{Autoantibodies2008DifferentialDO, title={Differential Diagnosis of Myasthenic Syndromes Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies Diagnosis of Myasthenia gravis}, author={Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies}, year={2008} }