Flashcards in Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle Disorders Deck (5):
Most patients with myasthenia gravis (85%) have _________ enlargement.
Optic disorders – such as ptosis, diplopia, and blurred vision – are very common in what neuromuscular junction disorder?
Myasthenia gravis patients who receive a thymectomy need less __________ and experience fewer ___________.
medication; side effects
What is the usually cause of death in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
Respiratory failure from weak inspiratory muscles or heart failure from kyphoscoliosis