disease of the neuromuscular junction


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Noun1.disease of the neuromuscular junction - a disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions
myasthenia, myasthenia gravis - a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
carcinomatous myopathy, Eaton-Lambert syndrome, Lambert-Eaton syndrome, myasthenic syndrome - a disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions
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MG is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular junction. When medical management fails, VATS-ET is well established for the treatment of MG.

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