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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2000;24(2):338-341.
Myasthenia Gravis Associated with Polymyositis: A case report.
Jeon, Seung Han , Jang, Hoon , Kim, Han Cheol , Kim, Ji Hun , Hwang, Hyen O
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul Red Cross Hospital.
다발성 근염을 동반한 중증근무력증 ⁣증례 보고⁣
전승한, 장훈, 김한철, 김지훈, 황현오
서울적십자병원 재활의학과
Abstract

Myasthenia gravis, a disease characterized by weakness and easy fatigue of skeletal muscles, has been associated with other diseases of presumed autoimmune nature. These include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, thyroid dysfunction, hematologic disease, gammopathy, infection, cancer, inflammatory myopathy, etc. In some cases of myasthenia gravis, an inflammatory myopathy develops and adds to the weakness already caused by the transmission defect. We report a 31-year-old female who had the manifestations of myasthenia gravis and polymyositis with the brief review of literatures.

Key Words: Myasthenia gravis, Polymyositis


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