Myasthenia gravis presentation and treatment variations: A case study approach

Darlene Deters, Darpan I. Patel

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Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that can affect the ocular, bulbar, neck, proximal limb, and respiratory muscles. This case study presents two similar individuals diagnosed with MG that presented with varying symptomatology and also with a different response to therapy. These two patients represent a unique patient group that represents only 10% of patients diagnosed with MG.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-323
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Case study
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myasthenia gravis presentation
  • Progressive muscle weakness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing


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