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Unformatted text preview: o 4/10 cases are women 20-30 and 6/10 cases are men 65+ less signaling in shallow folds o acetylcholine comes out and falls into normal folds which allows for more time before acetylcholine binds to the receptor in myasthenia gravis the junctions dont signal as well as in a normal junction Diagnosis o nAChR antibody titer o Tensilon (ardophonium) test o Jolly (3 Hz decrement) test Treatment o AChE inhibitors o Immunosuppressants o Thymectamy...
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- Fall '06