The Incidence of Myasthenia Gravis: A Systematic Literature Review

  title={The Incidence of Myasthenia Gravis: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={A. McGrogan and S. Sneddon and C. D. de Vries},
  pages={171 - 183}
  • A. McGrogan, S. Sneddon, C. D. de Vries
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Background: A systematic review of literature published between 1980 and 2007, on the incidence of myasthenia gravis, was undertaken. Methods: All relevant papers found through searches of Medline, Embase and Science Direct were critically appraised and an assessment was made of the reliability of the reported incidence data. Results: Thirty-one studies were included in the review, the majority of which investigated populations in Europe. The incidence rates reported were between 3.0 and 30.0/1… CONTINUE READING
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