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The Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is caused by serum IgG anti-voltage-gated calcium channel (anti-VGCC) antibodies.1 Although transient neonatal myasthenia gravis, caused by passive placental transfer of maternal anti-acetylcholine receptor (anti-AChR), is well recognised,2 as far as I am aware, this phenomenon has not previously been reported in LEMS.
A diagnosis of LEMS was made in a woman at the age of 25 years. She had noted difficulty in keeping up with other children since she was 13. Two years later, she became aware …
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