In this episode of Back to Health, Mary Vo, M.D. discusses what patients should know about myasthenia gravis. She reviews the rare chronic autoimmune, neuromuscular disease and how it manifests in adults at different life stages. She highlights the symptoms of the condition and how neurological providers diagnose it in patients. Finally, she shares the available treatments for patients at Weill Cornell Medicine.
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