National Journal of Community Medicine

Short Communication

Year: 2014 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 2 | Page No: 257-258

Myeshenia Gravis Presented with Respiratory Failure

Author: Vandana Dhangar, Snehal B Patel



A case of 41 year old female known case of depression since 10 years, developed dry cough, low grade fever, breathlessness and drowsiness since 4 days was admitted in ICU and initially diagnosed as type 2 respiratory failure due to pneumonia but on further investigating for altered sensorium patient was found to be NCV positive and was diagnosed as seronegative myasthenia gravis.

Keywords: Myasthenia gravis, Acetylcholine receptor, Muscle specific tyrosin kinase