myasthenic syndrome :
- n a disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions
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- Catalyst Pharma Profiteering Assailed by LEMS Patients, Doctors
BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Fred Kellerman's normal, active life will end if Catalyst Pharmaceuticals succeeds in charging patients with a rare neuromuscular disease a sky-high price for access to an old drug they now get for free. "I will become a vegetable," says Kellerman, a 74-year-old retiree living in Las Vegas with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). Right now, Kellerman walks and swims ...
Oct. 22, 2013 - TheStreet.com