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Abnormalities of autonomic function in the Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome.
  1. J P Heath,
  2. D J Ewing,
  3. R E Cull
  1. Department of Neurology, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK.


    Two cases of Lambert Eaton syndrome unassociated with an underlying malignancy are described. Both had mild autonomic symptoms but markedly abnormal autonomic function tests. These results are suggestive of a widespread defect in cholinergic transmission in addition to that at the skeletal neuromuscular junction.

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