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Which one of the following is correct regarding Eaton-Lambert syndrome- (AIIMS Nov 2011)



A It commonly affects the ocular muscle

B Neostigmine is the drug of choice for this syndrome

C Repeated electrical stimulation enhances muscle power in it.

D It is commonly associated with adenocarcinoma of lung

Ans. C

Repeated electrical stimulation enhances muscle power in it.

Differential diagnosis of Myasthenia gravis

Eaton-Lambert myasthenic syndrome

1). Proximal muscle weakness, specially of legs, ptosis, eye muscle weakness.

2). They have antibody against P/Q type of calcium channel.

3). Diagnostic studies. Repetitive nerve stimulation studies show an incremental response of the compound muscle action potential.

4). Treatment:

a. Pyridostigmine

b. Immuno suppression

c. Plasmapheresis

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