Expertise and rankings

  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating congenital myasthenic syndromes, although they are rare conditions. Congenital myasthenic syndromes are estimated to occur in about 9 out of 1,000,000 people. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat about six people with congenital myasthenic syndromes each year.
  • Cutting-edge medicine. Mayo Clinic doctors offer a wide range of tests to diagnose congenital myasthenic syndromes, including electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies and genetic testing for specific mutations present in congenital myasthenic syndromes.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors study genes involved in congenital myasthenic syndromes and develop therapies to treat congenital myasthenic syndromes.

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