Neuromuscular Junction Disorders, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323583688, 9780323583695

Neuromuscular Junction Disorders, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics, Volume 36-2

1st Edition

Authors: Mazen Dimachkie Richard Barohn
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323583688
eBook ISBN: 9780323583695
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th April 2018
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Table of Contents

Preface: Fifty Key Publications on Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders

Practical Anatomy of the Neuromuscular Junction in Health and Disease

Ocular Myasthenia

Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Classification, Clinical Presentation, Natural History, and Epidemiology

Diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis

Muscle-Specific Tyrosine Kinase and Myasthenia Gravis Owing to Other Antibodies

Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

Measuring Clinical Treatment Response in Myasthenia Gravis

An Update: Myasthenia Gravis and Pregnancy

Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndro


Description

This issue of Neurologic Clinics, edited by Dr. Mazen M. Dimachkie and Dr. Richard J. Barohn, focuses on Neuromuscular Junction Disorders. Topics include--but are not limited to--History of myasthenia gravis and neuromuscular junction disorders; Practical immunology of the neuromuscular junction; Practical anatomy of the neuromuscular junction in health and disease; Generalized myasthenia gravis; Ocular myasthenia gravis; Diagnosis of myasthenia gravis; MuSK and myasthenia gravis due to other autoantibodies; Treatment of myasthenia gravis; Evidenced-based approach of thymectomy for myasthenia gravis; Myasthenia gravis and pregnancy; Congenital myasthenic syndromes; Botulism; Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome; and Measuring clinical treatment response in myasthenia gravis.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
18th April 2018
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323583688
eBook ISBN:
9780323583695

About the Authors

Mazen Dimachkie

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center

Richard Barohn

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center