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Immune complexes in myasthenia gravis
  1. Wilhelmina M. H. Behan,
  2. P. O. Behan
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
  2. Department of Neurology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

    Abstract

    Complement components were measured and immune complexes were sought in 75 patients with myasthenia gravis. Thirty-four per cent had decreased concentrations of complement component C4, and 29% had circulating immune complexes. The greatest immunological abnormalities were found in patients with mild disease which supports recent immunoelectronmicroscopic findings.

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