myasthenic crisis


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myasthenic crisis

[¦mī·əs¦thēn·ik ′krī·səs]
(medicine)
Profound myasthenia and respiratory paralysis associated with myasthenia gravis.
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At the age of 40, he had a myasthenic crisis with intercostal and diaphragmatic muscle effort; invasive MV was initiated to maintain vital functions.
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