oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Myasthenia Gravis - what the pharmacist needs to know : review
|Article Title||Myasthenia Gravis - what the pharmacist needs to know : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Author||Karen Van Rensburg|
|Publication Date||Jul 2009|
|Pages||24 - 26|
What is Myasthenia gravis?
Myasthenia gravis, when translated from the Greek and the Latin, literally means "serious muscle-weakness". Several years ago this disease had a very poor prognosis, but in this day and age it is one of the more thoroughly understood auto-immune diseases, with various treatment options available, drastically improving the prognosis for patients suffering from this disease.
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