Key messages

• Myasthenia gravis occurs in all age groups and races with a predominance in younger females.

• Thymoma occurs in 10 per cent of patients.

• The disease affects several muscle groups with differing severity: ocular muscles and limb muscles, bulbar muscles, and respiratory muscles.

• Diagnosis is made on the history of fatiguable muscle weakness and confirmed by electromyography studies and anti-acetylcholine receptor antibody assay.

• Eighteen per cent of patients are antibody negative.

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