Ocular myasthenia: diagnosis, treatment, and pathogenesis.

  title={Ocular myasthenia: diagnosis, treatment, and pathogenesis.},
  author={Linda L. Kusner and Araya Puwanant and Henry J. Kaminski},
  journal={The neurologist},
  volume={12 5},
BACKGROUND Although myasthenia gravis (MG) is often considered the best-understood autoimmune disorder and effective treatments have controlled life-threatening complications, the pathogenesis of ocular myasthenia (OM) remains enigmatic, and its clinical consequences offer therapeutic challenges. REVIEW SUMMARY About half of patients with MG present with visual complaints of droopy eyelids or double vision, and many will remain with purely ocular muscle weakness without generalized weakness… CONTINUE READING