Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Is there a difference between Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome and Myesthenia Gravis?


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Myasthenia gravis (MG) and Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) are both acquired autoimmune
disorders characterized by a disruption in the neuromuscular transmission. However in MG the acetylcholine receptor on the nerve is affected, the voltage-gated calcium channel in LEMS. Several clinical differences between myasthenia gravis and LEMS are also known.

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