An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

myasthenia gravis

A disorder of neuromuscular transmission characterized by weakness of cranial and skeletal muscles. Autoantibodies directed against acetylcholine receptors damage the motor endplate portion of the neuromuscular junction, impairing the transmission of impulses to skeletal muscles.
Concept Schemes:
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2017-05-31, last modified 2017-11-10