paraneoplastic


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par·a·ne·o·plas·tic

 (păr′ə-nē′ə-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a syndrome or other systemic disturbance associated with but not directly related to a primary tumor or its metastases.
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Their topics include non-small cell lung cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, sarcomas and malignancies of the bone, oncological emergencies and paraneoplastic syndrome, and basic principles of radiation oncology.
6] Limbic encephalitis is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome which is associated with cancer.
Paraneoplastic anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis associated with ovarian teratoma.
Erythrocytosis is a well-recognized paraneoplastic syndrome associated with RCC; however, erythrocytosis due to pazopanib therapy has only recently been described.
1) Although Basex syndrome remains a rare paraneoplastic manifestation, psoriasiform lesions occurring in a smoking and drinking patient must lead to the suspicion of an aerodigestive tract neoplasia and could require an ENT consultation.
Auto-immune blistering diseases include pemphigus vulgaris, paraneoplastic pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, dermatitis herpetiformis, and linear IgA dermatosis.
2) Differential diagnosis of NL includes leptomeningeal lymphomatosis, nerve damage by herpes zoster or enlarged lymph nodes, chemotherapy or radiation plexopathy, and lymphoma associated vasculitis and paraneoplastic syndromes.
Doxycycline was initiated, and serologic tests were conducted for Bartonella, Borrelia, Coxiella, and Anaplasma species and for Powassan virus, JCV, and SSHV; tests were also conducted to rule out paraneoplastic process and autoimmune causes.
9) Ophthalmoplegia with normal MRI may occur via paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis and leptomeningeal metastasis (lymphomatous meningitis).
Similarly, the recently discovered paraneoplastic encephalitis caused by an ovarian teratoma that secretes antibodies to the NMDA receptor produces acute psychosis, seizures, delirium, dyskinesia, headache, bizarre behavior, confusion, paranoia, auditory and visual hallucinations, and cognitive deficits.
The VGCC antibody level was elevated (321 pmol/L), and work-up for paraneoplastic conditions was negative.
Paraneoplastic glomerulonephritides are glomerular lesions that are not directly related to tumour burden, invasion or metastasis, but rather are induced by products from tumour cells.
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