Slow-channel congenital myasthenic syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Myasthenic syndrome, congenital, postsynaptic slow-channel
- Myasthenic syndrome, congenital, type IIa
- CMS IIa
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- The MayoClinic Web site provides further information on congenital myasthenic syndromes. Click on MayoClinic to view the information page.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association provides further information on congenital myasthenic syndromes. Click on Muscular Dystrophy Association to view this information page.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Slow-channel congenital myasthenic syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings) is a terminology tool used by the National Library of Medicine. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Slow-channel congenital myasthenic syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- Engel AG. The therapy of congenital myasthenic syndromes. Neurotherapeutics. 2007 Apr;4(2):252-7.