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Acetylcholine receptor antibody positive generalized Myasthenia gravis in association with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Heather Taddy, Eric M. Yoshida, Gillian Gibson, Nazira Chatur

Abstract

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Myasthenia Gravis are both autoimmune conditions, however, there are only rare case reports of their association. This is a case report of acetylcholine receptor antibody positive generalized myasthenia gravis in a female patient with antimitochondrial antibody positive, liver biopsy-confirmed primary biliary cirrhosis.

Key words. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Myasthenia gravis, Acetylcholine receptor antibody

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The Official Journal of the Mexican Association of Hepatology, the Latin-American Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

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