Tag Myasthenia Gravis
Mary Broadfoot Walker (1888 – 1974) 340

Mary Broadfoot Walker

Mary Broadfoot Walker (1888 - 1974) was a Scottish physician. Mary Walker effect (1934); neostigmine and myasthenia gravis
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis: autoimmune disruption of post-synaptic acetylcholine receptors at NMJ; up to 80% of functional receptors loss; typically young woman; may have thymus hyperplasia; prevalence = 14.2 cases per 100,000