Double-Seropositive MG May Be Subtype of MuSK-MG, Study Suggests

Double-Seropositive MG May Be Subtype of MuSK-MG, Study Suggests

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Double-Seropositive MG May Be Subtype of MuSK-MG, Study Suggests

A lesser known variety of myasthenia gravis (MG), called double-seropositive, appears to be a subtype of MuSK-antibody positive MG, a single-site study in China reports. Recognizing this subtype could help in properly diagnosing patients, allowing for better treatment outcomes, its scientists said. Their study, “AChRAb and MuSKAb double-seropositive myasthenia gravis: a distinct subtype?,” was published in the journal Neurological Sciences. MG is characterized by the overproduction of autoantibodies that target proteins at the neuromuscular junction, impairing…

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