Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis

What is Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis?

Rippling muscle disease with myasthenia gravis is a rare, acquired, neuromuscular disease characterized by <i>CAV3</i> 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).

Other condition names

  • Acquired rippling muscle disease
  • Immune-mediated rippling muscle disease

Inheritance type

Not applicable

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