Myasthenia Gravis: An Autoimmune Disorder

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Which of the following would be most appropriate in testing for myasthenia gravis?

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1. Which of the following types of drugs would help improve the symptoms associated with myasthenia gravis?

2. A tumor that is sometimes found in people with myasthenia gravis is known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of some of the characteristics, indicators and treatment options for myasthenia gravis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • What myasthenia gravis is
  • What type of tumor can be found in people who are afflicted with myasthenia gravis
  • Types of drugs that are used to treat the symptoms of myasthenia gravis
  • An appropriate test used to diagnose myasthenia gravis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on myasthenia gravis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tumor sometimes found in people with myasthenia gravis

Additional Learning

Review the short, accompanying lesson that deals with the characteristics of the condition so that you can master this topic. The lesson, titled Myasthenia Gravis: An Autoimmune Disorder, can help you to:

  • Discuss the prime characteristic of an autoimmune disease
  • Explain why the thymus is considered to possibly be a likely source of myasthenia gravis
  • Describe some common physical symptoms of myasthenia gravis
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