Granulomatous Inflammatory Myopathy Associated with Myasthenia Gravis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Robert M. Pascuzzi, Karen L. Roos, Lawrence H. Phillips

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Abstract

A 76-year-old woman with a history of granulomatous pulmonary disease presented with myasthenia gravis involving ocular, pharyngeal, and proximal extremity weakness. She responded to prednisone therapy but three years later developed predominantly distal appendicular weakness. Reinvestigation demonstrated a granulomatous inflammatory myopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)621-623
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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