This rare myasthenic disorder is the first neurologic disease found to be caused by antibodies against an ion channel complex. It presents an unusual opportunity to clarify the pathobiology of so-called receptor diseases, as well as to gain better understanding of the normal biology of acetylcholine release and its effect on neuromuscular junctions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-106+111-113+116
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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