The most common neuromuscular disease treated at Integrated Neurology Services is myasthenia gravis.
The immune system attacks the junction between nerve and muscle communication.
EMG/NCS (set up hyperlink to EMG services page)
Pyridostigmine for symptoms
Steroids to dampen the immune system
Steroids can have long term side effects, so other immunosuppressants include mycofenolate mofetil, azathioprine.
IVIG or Soliris infusions are used in certain cases
In certain cases, surgery to remove the thymus organ