Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of myasthenia gravis (MG) in older patients?

Updated: Aug 27, 2018
  • Author: Abbas Jowkar, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Myasthenia gravis (MG) can mimic other diagnoses in elderly persons and vice versa. Examples of such pathology include diagnoses such as congestive heart failure, pulmonary embolism, and acute myocardial infarction.


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