LEMS Case Tied to Rare Subtype of Lung Cancer 

LEMS Case Tied to Rare Subtype of Lung Cancer 

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LEMS Case Tied to Rare Subtype of Lung Cancer 

The recent case of a man with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) linked to a rare type of lung tumor, shows the condition can arise in patients with types other than small cell lung cancer. The case report, “Pulmonary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Associated With Lambert-Eaton Syndrome,” was published in the journal Clinical Pathology. LEMS is caused by the immune system wrongly launching an attack against calcium channels found in nerve cell endings, which are key…

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