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Clinical Classification for Myasthenia Gravis

Purpose:

To classify a myasthenic patient using the stages of Osserman and Genkins.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, disease progression, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

G70

Description:

Osserman and Genkins separated patients with myasthenia gravis into different clinical groups based on the extent and progression of muscle involvement. This correlates with the response to therapy and prognosis.

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