Cara O'Brien

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Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (Eaton-Lambert Syndrome)

I. What every physician needs to know. Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) is a relatively rare disease of the neuromuscular junction that typically presents with gradually progressive, symmetric, proximal muscle weakness, most commonly in the lower extremities. Patients frequently present with difficulty walking, climbing steps or arising from a seated position. Rarely patients present with isolated…

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