Myasthenia gravis epidemiology in a national cohort; combining multiple disease registries.

@article{Andersen2014MyastheniaGE,
  title={Myasthenia gravis epidemiology in a national cohort; combining multiple disease registries.},
  author={Jintana Bunpan Andersen and Anne Taraldsen Heldal and Anders Engeland and Nils Erik Gilhus},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica. Supplementum},
  year={2014},
  volume={198},
  pages={26-31}
}
OBJECTIVES There is a wide variation in reported prevalence and incidence of myasthenia gravis (MG). In this study, we aimed to evaluate the validity of two nationwide databases by comparing prevalence and incidence rates reported from three recent studies using the two databases as case-finding method. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two different Norwegian nationwide databases were used: the acetylcholine receptor antibody database (reference cohort) and the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD… CONTINUE READING

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