Clinical analysis of 12 Korean Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) patients.

  title={Clinical analysis of 12 Korean Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) patients.},
  author={Jeong Seok Moon and Il Nam Sunwoo and Soo Mie Kim and Seung Ah Lee and Kwan Ho Cho and Kee Duk Park and W K Kim and Byung Ock Choi and Han Yong Chun},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  volume={40 5},
The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) heralds the occurrence of malignancy, especially small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), but it can also occur in the absence of cancer. Twelve patients were diagnosed as LEMS by clinical features and the classical electrophysiological triad, which includes a low amplitude of compound muscle action potentials (CMAP), decremental responses on low-rate stimulation, and incremental responses on high-rate stimulation on the repetitive nerve stimulation (RNS) test… CONTINUE READING