Myasthenia gravis congenital

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Myasthenia gravis congenital

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The terms "Myasthenia gravis congenital" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Caudal epidural anesthesia for a 2-year old child with congenital myasthenia gravis.
 

Author(s): Esra Calişkan, Aysu Koçum, Mesut Sener, Nesrin Bozdoğan, Aniş Ariboğan

Journal: Agri. 2008 Oct;20(4):49-52.

 

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease with antibodies directed against the acetylcholine receptor at the neuromuscular junction. Anesthetists have a special interest in myasthenia gravis because of its interaction with various anesthetic agents. Unlike adult myasthenic patients; ...

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2009

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Isoflurane for sedation in a case of congenital myasthenia gravis.
 

Author(s): C McBeth, T G Watkins

Journal: Br J Anaesth. 1996 Nov;77(5):672-4.

 

We describe the use of isoflurane for the management of a 3-yr-old boy with congenital myasthenia gravis who required ventilation for pneumonia. While in the intensive care unit he was sedated with isoflurane for 5 days (81 MAC-h). This provided a safe, easily controllable method ...

Last Updated: 2 Jan 1997

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Congenital myasthenia gravis (a case report).
 

Author(s): R M Joshi, B A Bharucha, M D Mohire, N B Kumta

Journal: J Postgrad Med. 1985 Apr;31(2):109-11.

 

Last Updated: 13 Dec 1985

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Treatment Use of 3,4-Diaminopyridine
 

Status: Available

Condition Summary: Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS); Myasthenic Syndromes, Congenital

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2014

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