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DOID DOID:0050214
Name Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Definition A neuromuscular junction disease that is characterized by an abnormality of acetylcholine (ACh) release at the neuromuscular junction which results from an autoimmune attack against voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC) on the presynaptic motor nerve terminal.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1170810-overview, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambert%E2%80%93Eaton_myasthenic_syndrome
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ICD10CM:G70.80

ICD9CM:358.3

MESH:D015624

NCI:C3155

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:56989000

UMLS_CUI:C0022972

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Synonyms

Eaton-Lambert syndrome [EXACT]

Lambert-Eaton syndrome [EXACT]

LEMS [EXACT]

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is_a neuromuscular junction disease

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