Pediatric Myasthenia Gravis

As presented at the MGFA 14th International Conference in Miami, Florida on May 11, 2022




pediatric myasthenia gravis, juvenile myasthenia gravis, pediatric MG, juvenile MG, JMG



Pediatric myasthenia gravis (MG) is a relatively rare, but very treatable condition. Prognosis in pediatric myasthenia gravis is favorable for minimal manifestation status (MMS) or remission when compared to adults. Ocular only presentations are more common, though severe refractory generalized MG presentations also occur. An observational examination is key to the diagnosis and follow-up of pediatric MG patients in the clinic setting. Treatment options are limited by side effect and growth considerations, as well as lack of approved MG medications in the pediatric population. Multidisciplinary care should be considered for pediatric MG, similar to other neuromuscular conditions seen in specialty care settings.


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How to Cite

Tiongson, E. (2023). Pediatric Myasthenia Gravis: As presented at the MGFA 14th International Conference in Miami, Florida on May 11, 2022. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 4(3).