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What're the symptoms of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome?

The symptoms of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome include muscle weakness, a tingling sensation in the affected areas, fatigue, and dry mouth. The disease is characterized by muscle weakness and autonomic dysfunction. Weakness can spread to other skeletal muscles in a caudo-cranial order. In some patients this might lead to a need for artificial respiration. Ptosis and ophthalmoplegia can be present, but tend to be milder than in autoimmune myasthenia gravis. Autonomic dysfunction in this disorder is characterized by the presence of a dry mouth, dryness of the eyes, blurred vision, impotence, obstipation, impaired sweating, or orthostatic hypotension.

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What is Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome? - Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is an uncommon neuromuscular disorder characterized by weakness in muscles of the upper arms and upper legs.
What causes Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome? - Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is caused by a disruption of electrical impulses between these nerve and muscle cells.
What're the symptoms of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome? - The symptoms of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome include muscle weakness, a tingling sensation in the affected areas, fatigue, and dry mouth.
How is Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome diagnosed? - The diagnosis of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome is based on a typical history with in addition with low compound muscle action potential.
What's the treatment for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome? - Multiple treatment options are available to improve symptoms and sometimes of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic syndrome and produce remission.
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