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The use of rituximab in myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.

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AIM: To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. METHODS: Data on all treated patients in the UK were collected from referring physicians, with full case ascertainment and follow-up. RESULTS: Since 2004, 10 patients with generalised myasthenia gravis (three of whom were positive for muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) antibodies) and two patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) were tr...

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10.1136/jnnp.2009.197632

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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
82
Issue:
6
Pages:
671-673
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:241275
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uuid:a5ff6593-b779-498f-883f-517055054f34
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pubs:241275
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241275
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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