Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disease which results in muscle weakness and fatigue. Painless muscle weakness and fatigue are the early symptoms of myasthenia gravis. Ptosis, diplopia, dysphagia, and velopharyngeal insufficiency, weakness in muscles of mastication, dysarthria, hypophonia, facial muscle weakness and dyspnea are also symptoms of myasthenia gravis. Myasthenia gravis can be efficiently treated with medication such as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors or immunosuppressant. The condition occurs more frequently in females than in males.
HOW IS MYASTHENIA GRAVIS DIAGNOSED?
The disease is diagnosed in 3 to 30 people per million every year.