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Myasthenia Gravis Associated With Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Report of Two Patients

F Bello-Sani, FE Anumah, AG Bakari

Abstract




Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an acquired autoimmune disorder causing skeletal muscle fatigue and weakness. This is a report of one woman and her daughter presenting with myasthenia and gravis and Grave\'s disease. It highlights possible hereditary component of this condition which has not been commonly reported in our setting.
Les gravis de Myasthenia (magnésium) est un désordre autoimmun acquis causant la fatigue et la faiblesse de muscle squelettique. C\'est un rapport d\'une femme et de sa fille présent avec le myasthenia et les gravis et la maladie de la tombe. Il accentue le composant héréditaire possible de cette condition qui n\'a pas été généralement rapportée dans notre arrangement.
Keywords: Myasthenia gravis, thyroid disease

Annals of African Medicine Vol. 7 (2) 2008: pp. 88-90



http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1596-3519.55673
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