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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the 16 skin biopsy donors by subphenotype

From: Profiling of patient-specific myocytes identifies altered gene expression in the ophthalmoplegic subphenotype of myasthenia gravis

  control MG OP-MG p value
female n (%) 6 (1) 4 (0.40) 0.033
male n (%) 0 6 (0.60)
M/A n (%) 4 (0.67) 5 (0.50) 0.633
B n (%) 2 (0.33) 5 (0.50)
age at MG onset (yrs), mean (IQR) 21 (18–24) 18 (11–22) 0.576
years of follow up, mean (IQR) 13 (5–10) 15 (10–17) 0.679
age at skin biospy (yrs), mean (IQR) 31 (25–30) 30 (23–34) 0.947
  1. M/A mixed-African ancestry, B black/indigenous African ancestry, yrs. years, IQR interquartile range. Continous data was compared with an unpaired Student’s t-test while categorical data was compared with Fisher’s exact test