Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis

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Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis

Synonyms: Acquired rippling muscle disease | Immune-mediated rippling muscle disease

Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis is a rare acquired neuromuscular disease characterized by CAV3 mutation-negative rippling muscle disease in association with acetylcholine receptor antibody-mediated myasthenia gravis. Patients typically present exercise-induced electrically-silent muscle rippling with myalgia in combination with generalized myasthenia gravis symptoms (ptosis diplopia neck weakness dysphagia and dyspnea).

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