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Autoantibody Profiles Of Myasthenia Gravis, Thymoma, and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

An Update



Autoantibodies Aiding MG Diagnosis

Slide 11

May 2012

Autoantibodies aiding the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis include the acetylcholine receptor binding antibody, modulating antibody, and striational antibody. The binding antibody distinguishes acquired from congenital myasthenia gravis, raises the question of subclinical myasthenia gravis in thymoma patients. There is a low but significant frequency in other autoimmune neurological disorders including Lambert-Eaton syndrome, peripheral neuropathies, encephalopathies, radiculopathies, and myelopathies.

Autoantibodies Aiding MG Diagnosis

 


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