Lymphorrhage localized to the muscle end-plate in myasthenia gravis

R. M. Pascuzzi, J. F. Campa

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Lymphocytic infiltration of muscle (lymphorrhage) is occasionally observed in myasthenia gravis. We describe a 56-year-old woman with autoimmune myasthenia gravis, whose muscle biopsy specimen demonstrates acute cellular reaction localized to the end-plate region. This observation raises the possibility of a more direct role of the cellular immune system in the pathogenesis of the disease, and provides a morphologic link between the human and the experimental myasthenia gravis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)934-937
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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