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Myasthenia Gravis | Clinical Score

Purpose:

To grade the degree of muscle weakness shown by a patient with myasthenia gravis using the clinical score of Besinger et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

G70

Description:

Besinger et al developed a clinical score for evaluating patients with myasthenia gravis. This can be used to monitor a patient over time and to determine the effectiveness of a therapeutic intervention. The authors are from Technische Universitat Munich, Universitat Dusseldorf, and Universitat Munich.

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