Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder. Neuromuscular disorders involve the muscles and the nerves that control them. Myasthenia gravis is a type of autoimmune disorders. An autoimmune disorder occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. In people with myasthemia gravis, the body produces antibodies that block the muscle cells from receiving neurotransmitters from the nerve cell. Symptoms: Myasthenia gravis causes weakness of the voluntary muscles.
There are currently 1 users browsing this forum. (0 members & 1 guests)