Eaton-Lambert syndrome

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Noun1.Eaton-Lambert syndrome - 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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Exclusion criteria were: keloid scarring, pre-existing motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, Eaton-Lambert syndrome, neuropathies, BDD, history of reaction to toxin or albumin, dermatoses of the treatment area, pregnancy lactation, and unwillingness to participate in the study.
The initial assessment by the consulting neurology team was that of Miller Fischer variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome and Eaton-Lambert syndrome or acute motor axonal neuropathy.
It is important to distinguish myasthenia gravis, present in this patient, from myasthenic syndrome (Eaton-Lambert syndrome, LEMS).