Results: The neurologist confirmed the absent deep tendon reflexes and proximal muscle weakness. An electromyographic study showed a progressive increase in the size of the muscle action potential on repeated nerve stimulation at rates above 10 per second. He informs you that the patient has Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.

Your answer was Neurology consult This was helpful information provided by the consult, but does not immediately explain the respiratory symptoms. Please go back and make another choice.


 

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