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What is the role of the immune system in the development of myasthenia gravis?

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Myasthenia gravis is a disease that involves the binding of antibodies to nerves, making them unable to stimulate muscles properly. Weakness that gets worse with activity is the main symptom. 

SOURCES:
Goldman, L. Cecil Medicine, Saunders, 2007.
Firestein, G. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, W.B. Saunders Company, 2008.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 22, 2020

SOURCES:
Goldman, L. Cecil Medicine, Saunders, 2007.
Firestein, G. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, W.B. Saunders Company, 2008.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 22, 2020

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