Striated Muscle Disorder (Myasthenia Gravis)
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disease characterized by voluntary muscle weakness and fatigability which increases with use of the involved muscles and improves with rest.
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