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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome associated with lung adenocarcinoma

From: Lung adenocarcinoma with Lambert–Eaton myasthenic syndrome indicated by voltage-gated calcium channel: a case report

Case no. Year First author Age Sex Site Histological grade Coexistent collagen disease Treatment Outcome
1 1987 Ramos-Yeo[7] 56 M RLL Poor None Steroid, plasmapheresis Death at 2 years
(due to infection)
2a 1989 Sumitomo[11] 58 M RML Poor None Lobectomy, Surviving at 2 years
adjuvant chemotherapy
3a 1996 Okudera[12] 32 M RUL Poor None Chemotherapy Death at 5 months
(due to DIC)
4 2008 Milanez[10] 66 M RUL Moderate DM Lobectomy Death at 16 days
(due to sepsis)
5 2012 This case report 75 M RLL Moderate RA, Sjs Lobectomy Surviving at 4 months
  1. a: English abstract only; DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation, DM dermatomyositis, RA, rheumatoid arthritis, RLL right lower lobe, RML right middle lobe, RUL right upper lobe, Sjs Sjögren syndrome.