OMIA 000684-9615 : Myasthenia gravis in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: domestic cat , Amur tiger

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 254200 , 254210

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
2020 Mignan, T., Targett, M., Lowrie, M. :
Classification of myasthenia gravis and congenital myasthenic syndromes in dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med :, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32668077. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.15855.
2011 Khorzad, R., Whelan, M., Sisson, A., Shelton, GD. :
Myasthenia gravis in dogs with an emphasis on treatment and critical care management. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 21:193-208, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21631705. DOI: 10.1111/j.1476-4431.2011.00636.x.
2005 Dickinson, PJ., Sturges, BK., Shelton, GD., LeCouteur, RA. :
Congenital myasthenia gravis in Smooth-Haired Miniature Dachshund dogs. J Vet Intern Med 19:920-3, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16355692.
2002 Shelton, G.D. :
Myasthenia gravis and disorders of neuromuscular transmission Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice 32:189-+, 2002.
2001 Shelton, G.D., Skeie, G.O., Kass, P.H., Aarli, J.A. :
Titin and ryanodine receptor autoantibodies in dogs with thymoma and late-onset myasthenia gravis Veterinary Immunology & Immunopathology 78:97-105, 2001.
2000 Ridyard, A.E., Rhind, S.M., French, A.T., Munro, E.A.C., Hill, P.B. :
Myasthenia gravis associated with cutaneous lymphoma in a dog Journal of Small Animal Practice 41:348-351, 2000. Pubmed reference: 11002936.
1999 Dewey, C.W., Coates, J.R., Ducote, J.M., Meeks, J.C., Fradkin, J.M. :
Azathioprine therapy for acquired myasthenia gravis in five dogs Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 35:396-402, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10493415.
Lipsitz, D., Berry, J.L., Shelton, G.D. :
Inherited predisposition to myasthenia gravis in Newfoundlands Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 215:956-+, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10511859.
Shelton, G.D. :
Acquired myasthenia gravis: what we have learned from experimental and spontaneous animal models Veterinary Immunology & Immunopathology 69:239-249, 1999.
Yoshioka, T., Uzuka, Y., Tanabe, S., Saraskina, T., Ishiguro, N. :
Molecular cloning of the canine nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha-subunit gene and development of the ELISA method to diagnose myasthenia gravis Veterinary Immunology & Immunopathology 72:315-324, 1999.
1998 King, L.G., Vite, C.H. :
Acute fulminating myasthenia gravis in five dogs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 212:830 ff., 1998.
Shelton, G.D. :
Myasthenia gravis - lessons from the past 10 years Journal of Small Animal Practice 39:368-372, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9741871.
1997 Dewey, C.W. :
Acquired myasthenia gravis in dogs .1 Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 19:1340 ff., 1997.
Dewey, C.W., Bailey, C.S., Shelton, G.D., Kass, P.H., Cardinet, G.H. :
Clinical forms of acquired myasthenia gravis in dogs - 25 cases (1988-1995) Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 11:50-57, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9127290.
Shelton, G.D., Schule, A., Kass, P.H. :
Risk factors for acquired myasthenia gravis in dogs - 1,154 cases (1991-1995) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 211:1428 ff., 1997.
Webb, A.A., Taylor, S.M., Mcphee, L. :
Focal myasthenia gravis in a dog Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 38:493-495, 1997.
1996 Lainesse, M.F.C., Taylor, S.M., Myers, S.L., Haines, D., Fowler, J.D. :
Focal myasthenia gravis as a paraneoplastic syndrome of canine thymoma - improvement following thymectomy Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 32:111-117, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8680916.
1995 Dewey, C.W., Shelton, G.D., Bailey, C.S., Willard, M.D., Podell, M., Collins, R.L. :
Neuromuscular dysfunction in five dogs with acquired myasthenia gravis and presumptive hypothyroidism Progress in Veterinary Neurology 6:117-123, 1995.
Hackett, T.B., Vanpelt, D.R., Willard, M.D., Martin, L.G., Shelton, G.D., Wingfield, W.E. :
Third degree atrioventricular block and acquired myasthenia gravis in four dogs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 206:1173-1176, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7768738.
1994 Kohn, B., Waxenberger, M. :
Myasthenia Gravis in the Dog Praktische Tierarzt 75:118-120, 1994.
Vanham, L.M.L. :
A Myasthenic-Like Syndrome in Young Related Mongrel Dogs Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift 63:146-149, 1994.
1992 Hopkins, A.L. :
Canine Myasthenia Gravis Journal of Small Animal Practice 33:477-484, 1992.
1990 Beddow, B. :
Myasthenia Gravis in a Dog Veterinary Record 127:244, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2260272.
Moore, A.S., Madewell, B.R., Cardinet, G.H., Shelton, G.D. :
Osteogenic Sarcoma and Myasthenia Gravis in a Dog Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 197:226-227, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2384323.
Shelton, G.D., Fujii, Y., Lindstrom, J. :
Mitogen Stimulation of Canine Normal and Myasthenia Gravis Lymphocytes Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 24:1-9, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2316185.
1976 Jenkins, W.L., Dyk, E. van, McDonald, C.B. :
Myasthenia gravis in a Fox Terrier litter Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 47:59-62, 1976. Pubmed reference: 1263198.
1974 Palmer, A.C., Barker, J. :
Myasthenia in the dog. Vet Rec 95:452-4, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4446286.

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