WALTER M. BOOTHBY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In previous articles on myasthenia gravis3-6 I described in detail the classical picture of the disease and the results of treatment with glycine and ephedrine. In this paper I shall present some of the other features of the disease,2 and will include in the bibliography a few of the more important recent articles on the subject.
As all are aware, the mortality of myasthenia gravis has been considered to be high. Goldstein, in Oppenheim's textbook, reported, without any details, 26 deaths in 38 cases; this is a mortality of approximately 70 per cent. However, Goldstein himself saw only a few
BOOTHBY WM. MYASTHENIA GRAVIS1: (SIXTH REPORT). Ann Intern Med. ;9:143–149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-2-143
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