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Lambert-Eaton syndrome, unspecified (358.30)

ICD-9 code 358.30 for Lambert-Eaton syndrome, unspecified is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISORDERS OF THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (350-359).

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Lambert-Eaton syndrome, unspecified

Lambert-Eaton syndrome NOS

Eaton-Lambert syndrome

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