carcinomatous myopathy

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Noun1.carcinomatous myopathy - a disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions
disease of the neuromuscular junction - a disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions
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The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome 1988-2008: a clinical picture in 97 patients.
Conjoint occurrence of GABAB receptor antibodies in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome with antibodies to the voltage gated calcium channel.
The ultra-rare diseases category includes Duchenne's muscular dystrophy (DMD), molybdenum cofactor deficiency (MoDC) type A, lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency, sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM), epidermal bulbosa (EB), Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) and hypothosphatasia.