Myasthenia

Key Information

Appropriate Tests

Myasthenia gravis 

Diagnosis is based on clinical assessment, neurophysiological studies and the presence of Acetylcholine Receptor Ab or Muscle specific receptor tyrosine kinase Ab (MUSK antibodies).

  • Thymoma

Skeletal muscle Ab defines a subset of patients with myasthenia gravis who have a higher risk of thymoma.

  • Thymic hyperplasia

 

Eaton-Lambert syndrome