The authors describe two patients with congenital myasthenic syndrome (CMS) with end plate acetylcholinesterase (AChE) deficiency caused by mutations in the collagenic tail (ColQ) of AChE: a homozygous C-terminal Y230S mutation in Patient 1 and Y430S and a C-terminal splice-site mutation in Patient 2. In Patient 1, a Prostigmin (neostigmine bromide) test failed to distinguish between AChE deficiency and a slow-channel CMS. Both patients responded dramatically to ephedrine therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jul 12 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology