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Title: Familial Autoimmune Myasthenia Gravis
Authors: Tan, J.H.
Ho, K.H. 
Keywords: Chinese
Familial Autoimmune Myasthenia Gravis
Issue Date: Apr-2001
Citation: Tan, J.H., Ho, K.H. (2001-04). Familial Autoimmune Myasthenia Gravis. Singapore Medical Journal 42 (4) : 178-179. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Familial Autoimmune Myasthenia Gravis (FAMG) is rarely reported. We present a mother and son with late-onset mild to moderate ocular disease, low acetylcholine receptor antibody titre and the absence of a thymoma. Both responded well to low doses of anticholinesterase. HLA typing revealed that they did not share the usual HLA antigens or haplotypes with that previously reported in Caucasian and Chinese sporadic Myasthenia Gravis. Chinese FAMG may be associated with HLA antigens different from that of sporadic MG.
Source Title: Singapore Medical Journal
ISSN: 00375675
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