Epidemiology of myasthenia gravis in Denmark. A longitudinal and comprehensive population survey.

@article{Somnier1991EpidemiologyOM,
  title={Epidemiology of myasthenia gravis in Denmark. A longitudinal and comprehensive population survey.},
  author={Finn Engeborg Somnier and Niels Keiding and Olaf Bjarne Paulson},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={733-9}
}
The incidence of myasthenia gravis (MG) was found to be constant in calendar time. The mean annual incidence rate was 4.4 per million population. Age- and sex-specific incidence rates disclosed a bimodal appearance for both sexes, with a peak age at onset located in the early-onset group and another peak for late onset of MG. Early onset of MG appeared 10 years later for male individuals than for female individuals, whereas the peak for late onset of MG was located at the same age for both… CONTINUE READING