Paraneoplastic syndromes

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By Edward J Dropcho MD

Patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome may develop severe, prolonged weakness, respiratory insufficiency, or both with neuromuscular blocking agents.

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Introduction
Historical note and nomenclature
Clinical manifestations
Etiology
Pathogenesis and pathophysiology
Epidemiology
Prevention
Differential diagnosis
Diagnostic workup
Prognosis and complications
Management
Anesthesia
References cited
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