Acquired Myasthenia Gravis Associated with Oral Sarcoma in a Dog

Stepaniuk, Kevin; Legendre, Loïc; Watson, Shelby
December 2011
Journal of Veterinary Dentistry;Winter2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p242
Academic Journal
Acquired myasthenia gravis is a common neuromuscular disorder resulting from autoantibody directed against the postsynaptic acetylcholine nicotinic receptors in skeletal muscle. Myasthenia gravis has been reported previously as a paraneoplastic syndrome. This case report presents myasthenia gravis secondary to an oral sarcoma in a juvenile Mastiff dog.


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