Presynaptic effects of immunoglobulin G from patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: their neutralization by intravenous immunoglobulins.
Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the voluntary muscles. Myasthenia gravis affects children and neonates as well as adults. There will be weakness noticed in children too. There might be a weak cry and difficult movement…
Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive form of lung cancer that usually presents with local or distant metastases. This tumor has a poor prognosis. The reappearance of SCLC after treatment, whether it is within or outside the lungs (e.g. in the central nervous system) is defined as relapsed small cell lung…
Autoimmune disorders arise from an inappropriate immune response against substances and tissues normally present in the body. They are broadly grouped into two categories: organ-specific disorders (Hashimoto thyroiditis, Addison disease, pernicious anemia, etc.) and non-organ-specific disorders (systemic lupus…
Bronchogenic carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer death throughout the world and tobacco smoking is shown to be the single most important risk factor. Symptoms may include cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis and chest pain and the diagnosis is made using clinical, imaging and histopathologic criteria. Despite available…