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The Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Vern C. Juel and Donald B. Sanders

in Myasthenia Gravis and Myasthenic Disorders

Second edition

Published on behalf of © 2012 by Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199738670
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199738670.003.0007

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

The Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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This chapter covers the Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, including its history, clinical features, cancer-associated LEMS (CA-LEMS), non-cancer associated or autoimmune LEMS (NCA-LEMS), epidemiology, pathophysiology and immunopathology, electrodiagnostic findings, serological testing, other tests, differential diagnosis, MG/LEMS overlap, treatment, and agents that may worsen LEMS prognosis.

Chapter.  9408 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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