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ANTI-MUSK ANTIBODY POSITIVE MYASTHENIA GRAVIS WITH CHILDHOOD ONSET
Myasthenic syndromes are acquired diseases which unite the impairment of neuromuscular transmission with associated muscle weakness, occasional positive anti-acetylcholine or MuSK antibodies and characteristic electrodiagnostic features. We present the case of a ten year old girl with ocular muscle weakness at onset and positive anti-MuSK antibodies, with a favorable evolution under pyridostigmine bromide.
Keywords: myasthenia, MuSK, acetylcholine, pyridostigmine, child
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