Abstract|Topic: 7 - Neuromuscular disorders| Volume 333, SUPPLEMENT 1, e469-e470, October 15, 2013

Myasthenia gravis and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) co-existing in one patient — A case report

      Introduction: Some case reports describe co-existence of myasthenia gravis and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) in one patient. It is unclear, if the association is coincidental or not. There is evidence that muscle fibre degeneration can cause innate immune responses and leads to the generation of autoantibodies against muscle proteins.
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