Iatrogenically revealed myasthenia gravis

Int J Clin Pract. 1999 Dec;53(8):645.

Abstract

Myasthenia gravis is rare. When it presents unusually, making a diagnosis is doubly difficult. We present an unusual case where an 'everyday' medication unfortunately precipitated a myasthenic crisis in an unsuspecting individual.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Bulbar Palsy, Progressive / chemically induced
  • Cholinergic Antagonists / adverse effects*
  • Cholinergic Antagonists / blood
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Myasthenia Gravis / blood
  • Myasthenia Gravis / chemically induced*
  • Myasthenia Gravis / diagnosis

Substances

  • Cholinergic Antagonists