Neuromuscular Junction Diseases D020511

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Description

Conditions characterized by impaired transmission of impulses at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION. This may result from disorders that affect receptor function, pre- or postsynaptic membrane function, or ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE activity. The majority of diseases in this category are associated with autoimmune, toxic, or inherited conditions.   MeSH

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Botulism
8 drugs (4 approved, 4 experimental)

Myasthenia Gravis
61 drugs (40 approved, 21 experimental)

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