Predictive score for oral corticosteroid-induced initial worsening of seropositive generalized myasthenia gravis.

Affiliation

Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Initial worsening of symptoms after the start of corticosteroid administration is a major concern in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG). However, the risk factors or specific patient backgrounds related to this issue have not been fully understood. We aimed to determine the risk factors and developed a scoring system for predicting initial worsening in generalized MG.

Keywords

Initial worsening,Myasthenia gravis,Predictive score,Steroid,