Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndromes.

  title={Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndromes.},
  author={Andrew Geddes Engel},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={16 5},
More than a decade ago myasthenic symptoms were observed in rabbits immunized with acetylcholine receptor (AChR) [119] and AChR deficiency was found at the neuromuscular junction in human myasthenia gravis (MG) [36]. By 1977 the autoimmune character of MG and the pathogenic role of AChR antibodies had been established by several measures. These included the… CONTINUE READING