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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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Harland, "Paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome in prostate cancer: a difficult management problem," BJU International, vol.
Malignant neoplasms may induce a wide variety of paraneoplastic rheumatological syndromes [21,22].
The patient was therefore referred to the Department of Urology with a diagnosis of paraneoplastic dermatomyositis with testicular tumor.
It has been described as a well characterized paraneoplastic syndrome that occurs uncommonly in dogs and rarely in cats, which is most often associated with primary intrathoracic masses (Henry, Carolyn, 2010).
The list below covers a range--from the common (distal sensorimotor polyneuropathy) to the more rare (paraneoplastic neuropathies).
The suspicion of paraneoplastic thrombophlebitis required further investigations.
Tumour-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome usually presenting with bone pain fracture of bones and muscle weakness.
By virtue of this merger, Amarantus Diagnostics will also own all rights to all of DioGenix's products under development, including tests that target neurosarcoid, neuromyelitis optica, paraneoplastic disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Paraneoplastic syndromes associated with breast cancer are uncommon.
Hypercalcemia is the most common paraneoplastic complication of renal cell carcinoma and approximately 17% of all patients with renal cell carcinoma develop hypercalcemia during the course of their disease37-39.
The 46-year-old has paraneoplastic neurological disorder - a condition of the nervous system that was brought on by an undetected cancer - and he has been in intensive care at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for the last 10 months.
Title: Dermatomyositis as an Expression of Paraneoplastic Syndrome
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