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Cancer-associated myasthenic (Eaton-Lambert) syndrome: distribution of abnormality and effect of treatment.
  1. D A Ingram,
  2. G R Davis,
  3. M S Schwartz,
  4. M Traub,
  5. A C Newland,
  6. M Swash

    Abstract

    Treatment with plasma exchange, steroids, immunosuppressant drugs and cytotoxic chemotherapy was effective in two cases of cancer-associated Eaton-Lambert myasthenic syndrome. The clinical improvement noted during treatment was accompanied by improvement in the electrophysiological abnormality; this was much more marked in abductor digiti minimi and trapezius than in extensor digitorum brevis.

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