DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome

Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome [DOID:0050214]

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.

Synonyms:  Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome,  DOID:0050214,  LambertEaton myasthenic syndrome,  Lambert-Eaton myasthenic disease,  Lambert-Eaton myasthenic disorder