Myasthenia Gravis

  • Stephen L. McKernan, DO Sam Houston State University Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, Huntsville, TX


Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder affecting 36,000 – 60,000 Americans. This article reviews the incidence, presentation, immune system markers and various treatment options for this illness. Family physicians must be aware of this disorder as they may be the first health professional contact for patients experiencing symptoms.

How to Cite
McKernan, DOS. L. “Myasthenia Gravis”. Osteopathic Family Physician, Vol. 11, no. 1, July 2019, pp. 38-42,