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Myasthenia Gravis | Clinical Distinction from Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Purpose:

To distinguish between myasthenia gravis and the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome by clinical and laboratory findings.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

G70, G70.8

Description:

Patients with myasthenia gravis or the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome may present limb weakness. These conditions can often be distinguished based on clinical and laboratory findings.

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