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Chapter 200 – Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

Chapter 200 – Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction   DEBORAH I. FRIEDMAN           DEFINITION • A disorder of the neuromuscular junction, caused by an antibody-mediated autoimmune attack on postsynaptic acetylcholine receptors or the altered presynaptic release of acetylcholine.   KEY FEATURE • Ocular or generalized muscle weakness.   ASSOCIATED FEATURES • […]