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Autoimmune mediated neuromuscular junction defects.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review summarizes the recent advances on pathogenesis of antibody-mediated disorders of the neuromuscular junction, and results of studies on clinical assessment and treatments. RECENT FINDINGS: The incidence of myasthenia gravis, particularly in patients older than 50 years, is rising, and this is not solely due to improved disease recognition. It is uncertain how muscle specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) antibody positive myasthenia gravis results in neuromuscular tran...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current opinion in neurology
Volume:
23
Issue:
5
Pages:
489-495
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1473-6551
ISSN:
1350-7540
URN:
uuid:4ba4d108-100d-4bbe-a2bd-2c704509324e
Source identifiers:
346293
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pubs:346293

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