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Sequential fluctuating paraneoplastic ocular flutter-opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in small-cell lung cancer.

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Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration may occur in association with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), but to our knowledge, the co-occurrence of paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome and LEMS has not been previously reported. A 67-year-old woman presented with a complex partial seizure and evolving ocular flutter, opsoclonus, myoclonus and 'cerebellar' signs, all of which improved spontaneously within 6 weeks. Approximately 8 weeks after symptom onset, the patient became encep...

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10.1136/jnnp.2009.172684

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
82
Issue:
3
Pages:
344-346
Publication date:
2011-03-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Source identifiers:
346098
Language:
English
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pubs:346098
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uuid:04a3e95e-d716-41b6-8f95-7157fbd2684e
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pubs:346098
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2012-12-19

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