Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Video

This short video from DRMDK explains Ocular Myasthenia Gravis.
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Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Male: The lab tests, have you ever negatively still have the disease? Male: Yes actually. It's a great question because that’s very important and it goes back to what I said before about making a diagnosis is clinical. You talk to the patient and you examining the patient. What about—there is a certain percentage of patients who have Myasthenia Gravis and it only affects their eyes. So they have duping on the eyelid and they have double vision because the muscles of eye movement are not working together like they should and each eye’s in a different place and you see two images which aren’t together. So, this is called Ocular Myasthenia Gravis. And if you have Ocular Myasthenia Gravis, and for two-years you don’t develop any other weakness in the muscles or anywhere else, the chances are is you're not going to develop any muscle weakness called Generalized Myasthenia. Now the reason I bring this up is because patients with Ocular Myasthenia Gravis half the time, the - a receptor anti-body is going to be negative. Patients with the generalized Myasthenia Gravis about 10% the – colon receptor anti-body is negative.

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