Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis In 1890, German medical professor Wilhelm Erb and other physicians had been observing several cases of a neuromuscular disease that they believed was affecting how nerve impulses were transmitted to muscle at the neuromuscular junction. The patientís experienced a grave muscular weakness and Wilhelm named it myasthenia gravis. Through further research, the physicians discovered whether it affected the eye muscles first, or created difficulty in talking, chewing and swallowing,
MUSCULOSKELETAL
MUSCULOSKELETAL
MUSCULOSKELETAL Joints arthr/o and articul/o Muscles my/o, muscul/o myos/o Bones oste/o Bones support, store minerals, attachment for muscles and marrow produces cells (all but lymphocytes monocytes) Study of: rheumatology rheumat/o = watery flow Orthopedics orth/o = straight Osteopathy D.O. Chiropractors chir/o = hand; manipulation to release nerves I. Bones a. Osseous tissue is connective tissue rich in blood vessels nerves b. Osteocytes + collagen + calcium salts c. Cartilaginous tissue lacks