Management of Patient with Myasthenia Gravis

  • Sanchit Ahuja
  • Ashish K. KhannaEmail author


A 34-year-old woman with myasthenia gravis diagnosed 2 years ago is scheduled for an elective hysterectomy. She is currently on pyridostigmine 60 mg TID. Her vitals are normal for her age. Preoperative hematocrit is 30 g%. You are in pre-anesthesia clinic. Discuss the etiology, clinical features, and diagnostic tests for myasthenia gravis and its differential diagnosis? (Table 24.1)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyPain management and Perioperative Medicine, Henry Ford Health SystemsDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Section on Critical Care MedicineWake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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