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Myasthenia Gravis Composite - MGC
Availability
Please email the authors for information about obtaining the instrument: tmb8r@virginia.edu
Classification
Core:  Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Short Description of Instrument
The Myasthenia Gravis Composite Scale (MGC) is a disease-specific scale that measures manifestation of Myasthenia Gravis (MG) through symptoms and signs commonly seen in MG.
Scoring
The MGC is made up of three ocular, three bulbar, one respiratory, one neck and two limb items. Items are weighted on a 0–50 scale.
References
Burns TM, Conaway MR, Cutter GR, Sanders DB The construction of an efficient evaluative instrument for myasthenia gravis: the MG Composite. Muscle Nerve. 2008;38:1553–1562.
 
Burns TM. History of outcome measures in myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2010;42:5–13.
 
Burns TM, Conaway MR, Sanders DB and the MG Composite and MG-QOL15 Study Group. The MG Composite: A valid and reliable outcome measure for myasthenia gravis. Neurology. 2010;74:1434–1440.