Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Observation of a Case of Autoimmune Anti-rach Myasthenia Gravis: Clinical Aspect and Management at the West Guyanese General Pediatrics Department

Bangoura K1,3*, Diallo FB2, Diallo ML2, Camara SH2, Conde I2 and Kouyate M2

1Pediatric Ward, West Guyanese, Guinea
2Pediatric Ward, CHU Donka, Guinea
3Gamal Abdel Nasser University Conakry, Guinea

*Corresponding Author: Bangoura K, Pediatric Ward, West Guyanese, Guinea.

Received: November 03, 2022; Published: November 22, 2022

Abstract

The objectives of this observation were to describe the elements of the positive diagnosis and to evaluate the evolution under treatment of a case of myasthenia gravis antis rach autoimmune in a 17-year-old girl who had made several visits to the emergency room for walking disorder on background. weight loss and physical asthenia.

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular junction which preferentially affects young women and the elderly and whose incidence is tending to increase. Fluctuating oculo-facio-bulbar paresis of varying severity is common. Remissions and exacerbations are typical. The disease is caused by autoantibodies directed against acetylcholine receptors or more rarely against a specific muscle kinase. The therapeutic objective, mainly based on observational studies, is that of a remission which is obtained by continuous collaborative work between the attending physician and the specialized center, by the combination of symptomatic drugs (anticholinesterases) and immunomodulators/suppressants (prednisone and azathioprine), or even other alternative treatments.

Complementary examinations aim to confirm the diagnosis and to look for associated pathologies (1/10 to a thymoma or an associated autoimmune disease). The assessment includes immunological assays for autoantibodies, mainly anti-RACh or anti-MuSK antibodies, electromyography and repeated nerve simulations, thoracic imaging (75% of patients have thymic hyperplasia and 15% thymoma). A Tensilon pharmacological test, performed in a hospital setting, can confirm the diagnosis.

Keywords: Myasthenia Gravis; Antis Rach; Autoimmune Child

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Citation

Citation: Bangoura K., et al. “Observation of a Case of Autoimmune Anti-rach Myasthenia Gravis: Clinical Aspect and Management at the West Guyanese General Pediatrics Department”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.12 (2022): 69-70.

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Copyright: © 2022 Bangoura K., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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