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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 88-90

Myasthenia gravis associated with autoimmune thyroid disease: A report of two patients


Endocrine unit, Department of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria

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F Bello-Sani
Department of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/1596-3519.55673

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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.


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