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Myasthenia syndrome

Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome (lems) is a rare autoimmune disease involving presynaptic membrane voltage-gated Ca ion channel of nerve muscle connection, which affects the excitation contraction coupling process. The inhibition of voltage-gated Ca ion channel by the disease reduces the release of acetylcholine from presynaptic membrane, which affects the generation of end plate potential and the contraction process of muscle. Lems is similar to myasthenia gravis in etiology, but they have many differences in clinical manifestations and pathogenesis. The susceptible population of Lambert Eaton myasthenia syndrome is middle-aged and elderly patients, and adolescents are occasionally involved. Because of its relatively rare, there is no statistics on the incidence rate of this disease.


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