Myasthenias

Known as: Proximal muscle weakness due to defect at the neuromuscular junction, Myasthenia, Fatigable weakness 
A type of weakness that occurs after a muscle group is used and lessens if the muscle group has some rest. That is, there is diminution of strength… (More)

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular junction, where acetylcholine receptor (AChR), muscle… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Only around 80% of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (MG) have serum antibodies to acetylcholine receptor [AChR… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Thymus-derived CD4(+)CD25+ regulatory T (Treg) cells are essential for the maintenance of immunologic self-tolerance. Despite… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The term seronegative myasthenia gravis (SNMG) refers to the generalized disease without detectable anti-acetylcholine receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an antibody-mediated autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular junction. In approximately 80% of patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We compared prednisolone (PRED) and azathioprine (AZA) versus prednisolone alone in the treatment of MG. Prednisolone alone or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have conducted a trial to randomly assess the efficacy and tolerance of intravenous immunoglobulin (i.v.Ig) or plasma exchange… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Elevated amounts of antibodies specific for acetylcholine receptors were detected in 87 percent of sera from 71 patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Daily injections into mice of an ammonium sulfate-precipitated immunoglobulin fraction of serum from patients with myasthenia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Immunization of animals with acetylcholine receptor (AChR) protein from the electric organs of Electrophorus electricus and… (More)
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