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Fetal acetylcholine receptor inactivation syndrome: A myopathy due to maternal antibodies.

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BACKGROUND: Transient neonatal myasthenia gravis (TNMG) affects a proportion of infants born to mothers with myasthenia gravis (MG). Symptoms usually resolve completely within the first few months of life, but persistent myopathic features have been reported in a few isolated cases. METHODS: Here we report 8 patients from 4 families born to mothers with clinically manifest MG or mothers who were asymptomatic but had elevated acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody levels. RESULTS: Clinical fea...

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Journal:
Neurology® Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
e57
Publication date:
2015-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2332-7812
ISSN:
2332-7812
Source identifiers:
503146
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:503146
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uuid:e80ae3a0-67b4-4bb0-9cf6-2d7dc33dfc9b
Local pid:
pubs:503146
Deposit date:
2015-03-14

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