Peterlin B, Flood W, Kothari M. Use of intravenous immunoglobulin in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2002;102(12):682–684. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2002.102.12.682.
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The authors report a case of a 65-year-old woman with small cell lung cancer who had profound, progressive lower extremity weakness, intermittent blurred vision, a dry mouth, and orthostatic hypotension. Results of laboratory and electrodiagnostic studies were consistent with the diagnosis of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. The patient was treated with one course of intravenous immunoglobulin and had significant improvement.
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