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Dutch-English LEMS Tumor Association Prediction (DELTA-P) Score for Identifying a Patient with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Due to a Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with the Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) should be screened for small cell lung cancer based on the DELTA-P score.

Specialty:

Neurology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

G70, C34

Description:

Titulaer et al reported a score for use in patients with the Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). This can help to identify a patient who should be evaluated for small cell undifferentiated lung carcinoma. The authors are from the Dutch-English Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Tumor Association.

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