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Myasthenia Gravis

Sudden Leg Weakness



Over the past few months I have experienced sudden leg weakness and loss of control. Both times when I stand up I have a feeling of weakness running down my legs and then not being able to control movement. I have to sit down or fall down. My legs feel jittery and weak for several hours or the rest of the day. I can walk but my legs don`t feel the same. I have had lower back surgery for a ruptured disc.


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Response by:

Catherine Kane, BA
Case Program Coordinator
Case Western Reserve University