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LEMS May Coexist with Other Autoimmune Disorders in Cancer Patients, Case Study Finds

Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) can occur along with other autoimmune diseases affecting the nervous system, namely limbic encephalitis, in patients with lung cancer, a case study found. The study, “Coexistence of Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome and autoimmune encephalitis with anti-CRMP5/CV2 and anti-GABAB receptor antibodies in small cell lung cancer: A case…

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…