TITLE

Intravenous immunoglobulin improved clinical outcomes in patients with myasthenia gravis and worsening weakness: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Nicolle, Michael W.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's comments on intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) improved clinical outcomes in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) and worsening weakness. It is stated that acute severe bulbar or respiratory weakness, a myasthenic crisis, can be life-threatening. It suggests that IVIG and plasma exchange (PLEX) are equally effective in cases of significant weakness.
ACCESSION #
27029986

 

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