LEMS
MCID: LMB002
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Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) malady

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Summaries for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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NINDS:43 Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is a disorder of the neuromuscular junction-the site where nerve cells meet muscle cells and help activate the muscles. It is caused by a disruption of electrical impulses between these nerve and muscle cells. LEMS is an autoimmune condition; in such disorders the immune system, which normally protects the body from foreign organisms, mistakenly attacks the body's own tissues. The disruption of electrical impulses is associated with antibodies produced as a consequence of this autoimmunity. Symptoms include muscle weakness, a tingling sensation in the affected areas, fatigue, and dry mouth. LEMS is closely associated with cancer, in particular small cell lung cancer. More than half the individuals diagnosed with LEMS also develop small cell lung cancer. LEMS may appear up to 3 years before cancer is diagnosed.

MalaCards based summary: Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, also known as myasthenic-myopathic syndrome of lambert-eaton, is related to lambert syndrome and myasthenia gravis. An important gene associated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome is CACNB2 (calcium channel, voltage-dependent, beta 2 subunit), and among its related pathways are ADP signalling through P2Y purinoceptor 12 and Integration of energy metabolism. The compounds nimodipine and nitrendipine have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include lung, brain and cerebellum, and related mouse phenotypes are respiratory system and craniofacial.

Disease Ontology:8 A neuromuscular junction disease that results from an abnormality of acetylcholine (ach) release at the neuromuscular junction. it results from an autoimmune attack against voltage-gated calcium channels (vgcc) on the presynaptic motor nerve terminal.

NIH Rare Diseases:42 Lambert eaton myasthenic syndrome (lems) is a disorder of the neuromuscular junction. the neuromuscular junction is the site where nerve cells meet muscle cells and help activate the muscles. this syndrome occurs when antibodies interfere with electrical impulses between the nerve and muscle cells. it may be associated with other autoimmune diseases, or more commonly coincide with or precede a diagnosis of cancer such as small cell lung cancer. symptoms may include muscle weakness, a tingling sensation in the affected areas, fatigue, and dry mouth. treatment of a underlying disorder or cancer is the first priority of treatment. last updated: 4/22/2011

Wikipedia:65 Lambert?Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS, also Lambert?Eaton syndrome, or Eaton?Lambert syndrome) is a... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome 8 43 10 44 48 62
Myasthenic-Myopathic Syndrome of Lambert-Eaton 42 62
Lambert-Eaton Syndrome 8 62
Eaton-Lambert Syndrome 8 62
Lems 8 42
 
Myasthenic Syndrome of Lambert-Eaton 42
Myasthenic Syndrome of Lambert Eaton 62
Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome 42
Lambert Eaton Syndrome 42
Eaton Lambert Syndrome 42


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Global: Rare diseases
Anatomical: Neuronal diseases


Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):

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lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome:
Inheritance: Sporadic; Prevalence: 1-9/100000; Age of onset: Adulthood; Age of death: Normal


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Disease Ontology8 DOID:0050214
MeSH34 D015624
ICD9CM27 358.1
MESH via Orphanet35 D015624
ICD10 via Orphanet26 G73.1
UMLS via Orphanet63 C0022972
ICD1025 G73.1

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Anatomical Context for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome:

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Lung, Brain, Cerebellum, Skeletal muscle, Breast, Prostate, Testes, T cells, B cells, Pituitary

Animal Models for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome or affiliated genes

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MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome:

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idDescriptionMGI Source AccessionScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1MP:00053888.8SOX2, MUSK, CACNA1A
2MP:00053828.7SOX3, CACNB2, SOX2
3MP:00107718.4CACNA1A, MUSK, SOX2, CACNA1B
4MP:00030128.2SOX2, CACNA1A, SOX3
5MP:00053847.9MUSK, SOX3, SOX2, CACNA1A
6MP:00053867.6SOX3, MUSK, CACNA1A, CACNA1B, SOX2
7MP:00036317.3MUSK, CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2, SOX2, SOX3
8MP:00053787.3CACNA1B, MUSK, SOX2, SOX3, CACNB2, CACNA1A
9MP:00053767.3CACNA1A, SOX3, MUSK, CACNB2, SOX2, CACNA1B
10MP:00107687.3CACNA1A, CACNA1B, CACNB2, MUSK, SOX2, SOX3

Publications for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Articles related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Synaptotagmin 2 mutations cause an autosomal-dominant form of lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome and nonprogressive motor neuropathy. (25192047)
2014
2
Italian recommendations for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) management. (24481713)
2014
3
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in a 13-year-old girl with Xp11.22-p11.23 duplication. (24461257)
2014
4
Surgery results in complete cure of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in a patient with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma. (24704152)
2014
5
Conjoint occurrence of GABAB receptor antibodies in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome with antibodies to the voltage gated calcium channel. (24929678)
2014
6
Antibodies to active zone protein ERC1 in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (23583364)
2013
7
Large granular lymphocytic leukemia associated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome: A case report. (24371773)
2013
8
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome following H1N1-influenza vaccination: a case report. (22571392)
2012
9
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in brief. (21678709)
2011
10
Unusual paraneoplastic syndromes of breast carcinoma: a combination of cerebellar degeneration and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome. (19005633)
2011
11
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome as a cause of persistent neuromuscular weakness after a mediastinoscopic biopsy -A case report-. (20651998)
2010
12
Neuromuscular paraneoplastic syndromes: the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (20836646)
2010
13
Surgical correction of strabismus in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: case reports. (19347132)
2009
14
Favorable response to rituximab in a patient with anti-VGCC-positive Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and cerebellar dysfunction. (19609921)
2009
15
Lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome. (19210909)
2009
16
The potential use of ephedrine in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome : clinical and electrophysiological evaluation. (18535871)
2008
17
Cerebellar ataxia in non-paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (18374949)
2008
18
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome with pure ocular weakness. (17515551)
2007
19
Antibodies to acetylcholine receptors in patients with different clinical forms of myasthenia and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (17187204)
2007
20
A case of small cell carcinoma of the lung associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome]. (16482925)
2006
21
Associated autoimmune diseases in patients with the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and their families. (15503107)
2004
22
Treatment for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (12804456)
2003
23
High innate production of interleukin-10 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha contributes to susceptibility for non-paraneoplastic Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (12864989)
2003
24
Seronegative Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: study of 110 Japanese patients. (12473768)
2002
25
Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome. (11180749)
2001
26
Tonic pupils in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (11353435)
2001
27
The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (11269225)
2001
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A randomized trial of 3,4-diaminopyridine in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (10680790)
2000
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Decay of postexercise augmentation in the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: effect of cooling. (9566398)
1998
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Passive transfer of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome induces dihydropyridine sensitivity of ICa in mouse motor nerve terminals. (9744921)
1998
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Acetylcholine receptor antibodies in the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (9484374)
1998
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Differential effect of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome immunoglobulin on cloned neuronal voltage-gated calcium channels. (9668315)
1998
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The role of autoantibodies in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (9668304)
1998
34
Single-fiber electromyography improvement with 3,4-diaminopyridine in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (9655139)
1998
35
A case of Addison's disease associated with the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (9294781)
1997
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: clinical diagnosis, immune-mediated mechanisms, and update on therapies. (8968218)
1995
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in association with lymphoproliferative disorders. (7783761)
1995
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: pathogenesis and treatment. (7984825)
1994
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in small cell lung cancer: nursing implications. (8047466)
1994
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A Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome antigen associated with presynaptic calcium channels. (8395427)
1993
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Neuronal calcium channels as target for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome autoantibodies. (8395151)
1993
42
Type 2 fiber predominance in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (1922168)
1991
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Effects of botulinum neurotoxin and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome IgG at mouse nerve terminals. (2550027)
1989
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The effect of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome antibody on slow action potentials in mouse cardiac ventricle. (2907138)
1988
45
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: the lack of short-term in vitro effects of serum factors on neuromuscular transmission. (2848093)
1988
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome IgG depletes presynaptic membrane active zone particles by antigenic modulation. (2853605)
1988
47
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: evidence for calcium channel blockade. (2446555)
1987
48
Antibodies to brain proteins in a patient with subacute cerebellar degeneration and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. (3686524)
1987
49
Immunoglobulins of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome inhibit rat pituitary hormone release. (3122645)
1987
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Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome IgG: early morphologic effects and immunolocalization at the motor endplate. (3479929)
1987

Variations for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Expression for genes affiliated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Expression patterns in normal tissues for genes affiliated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Pathways related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

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idSuper pathways (with members indented)ScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1
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9.6CACNA1B, CACNB2
2
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9.4CACNA1A, CACNB2
3
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9.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
49.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
59.4CACNA1A, CACNA1B
69.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
79.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
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9.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
99.4CACNA1A, CACNA1B
109.4CACNA1A, CACNA1B
11
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Calcium Regulation in the Cardiac Cell37
9.4CACNA1B, CACNA1A
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Synaptic Vesicle Pathway37
9.4CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
14
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9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
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9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
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Development Ligand independent activation of ESR1 and ESR260
9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
229.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
239.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
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MAPK signaling pathway37
9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
259.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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9.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
27
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9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
289.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
29
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9.0CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
30
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8.5MUSK, CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
31
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8.5MUSK, CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
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8.5CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2, MUSK
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7.1CACNA1B, SOX3, SOX2, MUSK, CACNB2, CACNA1A

Compounds for genes affiliated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Compounds related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

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idCompoundScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1nimodipine44 28 1111.9CACNA1B, CACNB2
2nitrendipine44 50 28 1112.8CACNA1B, CACNB2
3mibefradil44 28 1111.8CACNB2, CACNA1B
4amlodipine44 50 24 1112.8CACNA1B, CACNB2
5nicardipine44 28 1111.7CACNA1B, CACNB2
6omega-conotoxin mviic289.7CACNA1B, CACNA1A
7(+-)-bay k 8644619.7CACNA1A, CACNA1B
8nnc 55-0396 dihydrochloride619.7CACNA1A, CACNA1B
9mibefradil dihydrochloride619.7CACNA1A, CACNA1B
10omega-conotoxin gvia61 2810.7CACNA1A, CACNA1B
11pregabalin61 44 1111.7CACNA1A, CACNA1B
12ryanodine44 28 6111.5CACNA1B, MUSK
13nicotine44 28 50 1112.5CACNA1B, MUSK
14nifedipine44 28 50 1112.3CACNA1B, CACNB2
15verapamil44 28 50 24 1113.3CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
16acetylcholine44 50 28 24 1113.1CACNA1B, CACNA1A, MUSK
17potassium44 24 1110.9MUSK, CACNA1A, CACNA1B
18calcium44 50 24 1111.4MUSK, CACNB2, CACNA1A, CACNA1B

GO Terms for genes affiliated with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Cellular components related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1voltage-gated calcium channel complexGO:0058919.0CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2

Biological processes related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1membrane depolarizationGO:0518999.5CACNA1B, CACNA1A
2neuromuscular junction developmentGO:0075289.4MUSK, CACNB2
3pituitary gland developmentGO:0219839.1SOX2, SOX3
4negative regulation of neuron differentiationGO:0456659.1SOX2, SOX3
5synaptic transmissionGO:0072688.7CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2

Molecular functions related to Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1high voltage-gated calcium channel activityGO:0083319.1CACNA1A, CACNB2
2voltage-gated calcium channel activityGO:0052458.9CACNA1B, CACNA1A, CACNB2
3protein bindingGO:0055157.9CACNA1A, MUSK, SOX2, CACNA1B, CACNB2

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