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Number of myasthenia gravis

How many myasthenia gravis cases are there?

20 out of 100,000 individuals in the U.S. have been diagnosed with MG

Not too many people know that Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that affects voluntary muscles.   Believe it or not, 20 out of 100000 individuals in the United States of America have been diagnosed with MG.  Here are some of the symptoms: a drooping eyelid, blurred or double vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing and swallowing, weakness in the arms and legs.  Anyway, symptoms can fluctuate.  Keep in mind that it is possible to contract MG from Penicillamine.  Specialists consider that MG cannot be directly hereditary.

This fact is verified on : November 28, 2013.





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