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myasthenia gravis


Myasthenia gravis is one the less common autoimmune diseases (about 3 cases per 10,000 people).
  a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
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  • Myasthenia gravis is one the less common autoimmune diseases (about 3 cases per 10,000 people).
  • He was diagnosed with ALS and also myasthenia gravis, two diseases that affect motor nerves.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • His mother suffered from a neuromuscular condition, myasthenia gravis, and she lay helpless much of the time, eyelids sagged, arms too weak to move except in ever slower syllables of gesture, reduced to units now, and her vision evidently doubled.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
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