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A 50-year-old male asked:

Is lems likely to cause nutritional deficiencies. had muscle weakness thighs/arms for 18 months and what looks like malabsorption. any ideas?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
LEMS: Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder. I am unaware that malbsorption is specifically its cause. However, a malabsorption problem would aggravate it. I good source to explore this is Immunolabs. They have a great web site about malabsorption . Hope that helps.
Last updated Jul 22, 2016


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