Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 23, 2019
  • Author: David E Stickler, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, CPE, MHCM, FAAPL  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other conditions to be considered in the diagnosis of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) include the following:

  • Anemia

  • Botulism

  • Cachexia

  • Hypocalcemia

  • Hypokalemia

  • Hypomagnesemia

  • Hyponatremia

  • Hypothyroidism and myxedema coma

  • Paraneoplastic neuropathy

  • Tick paralysis

Differential Diagnoses