Write a short note on Myasthenia Gravis Crisis
Crisis is described when MG relapse occurs with involvement of breathing muscles. It is a medical emergencyThe patient in this case would require ventilatory support. Other treatments include plasmapheresis and IV immunoglobuins in addition to the breathing support.
- Murray Longmore et al. Neurology: Myasthenia Gravis. Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. New York (USA): Oxford University Press; 2010: 516.