There is a paucity of data regarding the disease in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Overall, women are affected more frequently than men, in a ratio of 3:2.
The cardinal features are weakness and fatigability of muscles.
Materials and Methods: We studied the cases of 36 myasthenia gravis patients admitted to the government general hospital, Guntur from September 2003 to April 2011.
Results: The median age of presentation was 40 years. The presenting complaint was ptosis in 44.44% of the cases.
Conclusion: The median age of presentation and sex ratio matched that with the pattern in India.