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Myasthenia Gravis

By H.J.G.H. Oosterhuis

Garland Science

252 pages

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Hardback: 9789090106007
pub: 1997-01-01
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pub: 2018-07-11
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Myasthenia Gravis is a neuromuscular disease, caused by an auto-immune process interfering with the acetylcholine receptors at the postsynaptic membrane of the muscle. This book provides guidance on diagnosing the disease, as early diagnosis is important for the application of therapy.

Table of Contents

A short history of Myasthenia Gravis; clinical aspects and epidemiology; diagnosis; treatments; 800 patients 1960-1994; differential diagnosis. List of European patients associations.

About the Author

Prof. dr. H.J.G. H. Oosterhuis (1922-2002) was Emeritus Professor Neurology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He was narrowly involved in research on Myasthenia Gravis from the beginning, and became a world-renowned researcher on the topic throughout his career. As one of the primary neurologists of the country, he is author of several textbooks such as 'Clinical Neurology' (1972) and 'Neurological Exercise Book' (1980) (In Dutch).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General