Prognosis of Myasthenia Gravis and the undergoing Research

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Prognosis of Myasthenia Gravis and the undergoing Research

Prognosis (Outcome)

There is no available treatment that can completely cure myasthenia gravis. However current treatments do allow patients to lead a brighter life. Significant improvement in muscle weakness is possible with therapy. In
some cases remission occurs. The ailment may return after some time. Remission periods neednít require treatment.
  • Myasthenia is being thoroughly learnt. Some of the chief topics under evaluation are:
  • The exact cause
    of autoimmunity
  • The relationship between thymus gland and myasthenia
  • Utility of drugs like Methotrexate, Rituximab in the treatment of myasthenia
  • Molecular basis of synaptic transmission in the nervous system
  • Efficacy of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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