Memory dysfunction in myasthenia gravis: evidence for central cholinergic effects.

@article{Tucker1988MemoryDI,
  title={Memory dysfunction in myasthenia gravis: evidence for central cholinergic effects.},
  author={David M. Tucker and D P Roeltgen and P D Wann and Reiner Wertheimer},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1988},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1173-7}
}
Two studies are presented that investigate the possible central cholinergic effects of myasthenia gravis as measured by cognitive dysfunction. In the first study, performance on a battery of cognitive tasks by 12 subjects with myasthenia gravis is compared with that of ten healthy control subjects and ten medical control subjects with chronic disease of a nonneurologic nature. The tests used were the Boston Naming Test, Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT), and the Logical Memory and Design… CONTINUE READING

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