What Is Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome?

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What is Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome?

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Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder, and it is often associated with small cell lung cancer.

The syndrome is a disease in which the immune system attacks own tissues of your body. The attack takes place at the connection between nerve and muscle, which is also known as the neuromuscular junction.

As a result, it interferes with the ability of nerve cells to send signals to muscle cells.

Key words: lambert eaton myasthenic; lambert eaton myasthenic syndrome.

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