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Neuromuscular diseases

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What is myasthenia gravis?

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body.

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Neuromuscular disorders - Better Health Channel

The combination of the nervous system and muscles is known as the neuromuscular system.

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Neuromuscular conditions | Novita

While most forms of neuromuscular conditions become evident in early childhood, some others appear in late adolescence or adulthood

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Kennedy's disease - Better Health Channel

Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) - Better Health Channel

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the most common inherited disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system.

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Motor Neurone Disease - Brain Foundation

Motor Neurone Disease (also Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Description Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the name given to a group of diseases in which the nerve cells (neurons) that control the muscles degenerate and die

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) - Better Health Channel

A child with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 rarely lives beyond three years of age.

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3 Common Abnormal Head Shapes in Babies Explained | HealthEngine Blog

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Peripheral Neuropathy - Brain Foundation

Peripheral Neuropathy (See also CIDP; Guillain-Barre Syndrome) Description The peripheral nerves connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body

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Myasthenia gravis - myDr.com.au

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic muscle disease that produces weakness and abnormally rapid fatigue of the voluntary muscles.

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