What is the purpose of this trial?
Agrin and LRP4 antibodies have been detected in blood of MG patients. but a direct link with these antibodies and MG is not yet firmly established. The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a relationship between Agrin and LRP4 antibodies in MG patients to their clinical features, disease severity, and how they have responded to treatments.
If you agree to participate in this study, the following procedures will occur: Review of your medical records, such as: MRI, EMG, X-Ray, CT Scan, current medications, treatments you have used to treat your MG; lumbar puncture; family history; breathing tests; blood draws; neurological exam; physical exam.
Ages: 21 years and older
Start Date: 08/11/2016
End Date: 04/01/2020
Last Updated: 02/22/2018
Study HIC#: 1603017470