Autonomic dysfunction in the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome

@article{OSuilleabhain1998AutonomicDI,
  title={Autonomic dysfunction in the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome},
  author={P. O'Suilleabhain and P. Low and V. Lennon},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={50},
  pages={88 - 93}
}
  • P. O'Suilleabhain, P. Low, V. Lennon
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Autonomic dysfunction is a recognized feature of the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LES). However, the characteristic pattern of dysautonomia has not been clearly documented and its pathophysiologic basis is not known. We therefore abstracted autonomic symptomatology and results of quantitative tests for salivation, and vasomotor, cardiovagal, and sudomotor reflexes from records of 30 LES patients. Dry mouth (77%) and impotence (45% of men) were the most common symptoms. Composite Autonomic… CONTINUE READING
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