Test That Tracks Eye Movements May Help in Diagnosing MG

Test That Tracks Eye Movements May Help in Diagnosing MG

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Test That Tracks Eye Movements May Help in Diagnosing MG

Videonystagmography, a video-tracking system used to investigate balance disorders, can also detect eye muscle fatigue and recovery in myasthenia gravis (MG) patients, making it a potentially useful diagnostic test for MG, a study reported. The study, “A Novel Diagnostic Method for Myasthenia Gravis,” was published in the journal Muscle and Nerve. Muscle weakness characterizes MG, due to damage at the neuromuscular junction where nerve and muscle cells communicate. This weakness can be more generalized or…

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