Author Archives: Alice Melao

SCLC Patients with LEMS Have Better Long-term Survival, Study Suggests

Patients who have Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) associated with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) seem to have better long-term survival than cancer patients without this neurologic syndrome, a study shows. The study, “Long-term survival in paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome,” was published in the journal Neurology.

Researchers Report Rare Case of LEMS with Mostly Eye Symptoms

University of Missouri researchers presented a rare case of Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) that initially showed eye muscle weakness as a primary symptom in a 59-year-old woman, according to a report in the journal Cureus. Myasthenia gravis and LEMS are two autoimmune disorders that share a…