Updated Criteria May Help Diagnosis of Cancer-related Diseases: Study

Recently updated criteria to identify cancer-associated diseases like Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) are highly specific and sensitive at detecting these conditions, a recent study reports. The study, “Real-world application of the updated diagnostic criteria for paraneoplastic neurological syndromes,” was published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology.

Low-Frequency RNS May Help Distinguish LEMS From MG: Study

Muscle responses to low-frequency repetitive nerve stimulation in people with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) were different from those of patients with myasthenia gravis (MG), a study reported. Because LEMS and MG are both autoimmune diseases marked by muscle weakness and other overlapping symptoms, this test may help distinguish…