Which physical findings are characteristic of neonatal myasthenia gravis?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: William D Goldenberg, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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Although most of these cases are apparent within 48 hours, the presentation may be delayed as long as 10 days after delivery. This delayed presentation should be kept in mind when evaluating newborn infants in the ED for weakness or poor feeding.


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