Dropped head as an unusual presenting sign of myasthenia gravis

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Abstract

Prominent or isolated weakness of cervicalextensor muscles is a relatively rare clinical sign.Commonly, this is known as “dropped-head syndrome”.This abnormal flexion of the head may occur in a varietyof neuromuscular diseases and in a few non-neurologicaldisorders as well. The case we describe concerns a61-year-old woman with dropped-head syndrome as theunique complaint of myasthenia gravis
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)104-106
RivistaNeurological Sciences
Volume28(2)
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2007

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Dermatology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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