Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder marked by muscle weakness that generally worsens over time. At Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, our neuromuscular specialists have more than 20 years of experience treating patients with this condition.
We provide an exceptional level of expertise, and work closely with the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania to provide the education and support you need so you can manage this condition and live a full life.
Patients and families choose AHN for our:
People may experience myasthenia gravis symptoms differently. Common symptoms include:
Myasthenia gravis can be challenging to diagnose. Our physicians have more than two decades of experience recognizing the symptoms, giving us the skills to make a precise diagnosis.
At AHN, you have access to the latest tests. Your physician may order one or more of these tests to confirm a diagnosis:
Often, patients find that a combination of therapies effectively controls their symptoms.