The association of pauciarticular juvenile arthritis and myasthenia gravis.

@article{Glass1991TheAO,
  title={The association of pauciarticular juvenile arthritis and myasthenia gravis.},
  author={Judy Glass and Phyllis K. Sher and Vanda A. Lennon and Warren E. Regelmann},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  year={1991},
  volume={145 10},
  pages={1176-80}
}
We encountered two children with fluorescent antinuclear antibody-positive pauciarticular juvenile arthritis who later developed myasthenia gravis. Acetylcholine receptor binding, blocking, and modulating antibodies, retrospectively tested on frozen serum, yielded negative results before the onset of myasthenic symptoms but all yielded strongly positive… CONTINUE READING