Myasthenia in Children

Myasthenia in Children

Mac Keith Press has recently published the book Myasthenia in Children edited by Sandeep Jayawant, which could be of great interest to members of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Myasthenia in Children is the only book dedicated to this rare, underdiagnosed and sometimes life-threatening disorder in children. The book describes the various myasthenic syndromes, their clinical features and management. Featuring the very latest treatment approaches, the book is full of practical tips from carers, service users and therapists to achieve best outcomes for children with this condition.

  • Includes genotypes and phenotypes of congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • Holistic, multi-disciplinary therapeutic approach
  • Key chapter written by the family of a child with myasthenia providing a patient’s perspective


Paediatricians, Paediatric neurologists, and allied health professionals, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists and specialist nurses.

More information

The first chapter of the book can be downloaded for free.

A 20% discount coupon code on the book is offered to EACD members, for more information on this please contact our EACD Back-office Coordinator at