Autoimmunity may play a role in the pathogenesis of POTS in some patients, but a single causative antibody has not been identified. Antibody testing currently is recommended only when considering an alternative diagnosis.Read More
Two experts address the impact of disease course on therapy, general instructions for patients, individualizing treatment, thymectomy, newer selective immunotherapies and more.
Two experts address the clinical hallmarks of this chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder as well as risk factors and the role of antibody testing and electrodiagnostic tests.
For the 5% to 20% of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis who have suboptimal response to pyridostigmine or substantial adverse effects, it may be time to consider immunosuppressive therapy. This short review offers guidance on choice of agents.
Early diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis yields substantial benefits for patients and therapeutic trial enrollment. A new study identifies ways to empower PCPs to help speed diagnosis.
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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) appears to be a component of long COVID in some people following even mild SARS-CoV-2 infection, a large case series suggests.
Referral for peripheral nerve neurosurgery is best done within three months of a nerve injury. Our new peripheral nerve neurosurgeon shares this and other insights about her little-understood subspecialty.