Summary of the appropriate indications for PET/CT Disease Screening Diagnosis Staging CNS tumours Rs Head & neck C Rs Rs Thyroid Rs Thymus C C Breast C Rs Lymphoma C R Langerhans cell histiocytosis C Multiple myeloma C Rs Carcinoma unknown primary Rs Rs Paraneoplastic syndrome
Rs Melanoma Rs Lung cancers Rs Rs Pleural/mesothelioma C Rs Oesophagus Rs Gastric & pancreas C Colorectal and anal Rs Hepatobiliary C Sarcoma C Rs GIST Rs Genitourinary tract cancers C Male reproductive system C Female reproductive system Rs Non-FDG PET Neuroendocrine tumours C Rs ([sup.
She was hospitalized in order to find out whether it was reactive arthritis or a reflection of a paraneoplastic syndrome
Dermatomyositis as paraneoplastic syndrome
of peritoneal and ovarian relapse after long-term complete remission in patient with metastatic bilateral breast cancer.
Stiff-man syndrome in a woman with breast cancer: An uncommon central nervous system paraneoplastic syndrome
Bone marrow aspirate is of limited use for differentiating between eosinophilia due to chronic eosinophilic leukaemia and paraneoplastic syndrome
, relating to the underlying malignancy, since the hypercellular feature is common to both conditions.
However, since the symptoms and laboratory findings were highly suggestive of AOSD, the patient was diagnosed as paraneoplastic syndrome
with AOSD-like features, and a moderate dose of corticosteroid (30 mg/day, methyl prednisolone) was administered.
Humoral hypercalcemia related to malignancy is a frequently seen paraneoplastic syndrome
which affects more than 10% of patients with solid tumors Ill.
19) In humans, lymphoma commonly causes ischemia and necrosis of the digits as a paraneoplastic syndrome
, and this condition also has been reported in a cat with multicentric follicular lymphoma.
The occurrence of ITP in the presented case during the period in which the disease was controlled ruled out the diagnosis of malignancy-related paraneoplastic syndrome
The Ectopic Cushing's Syndrome may cause depressive symptoms as part of a paraneoplastic syndrome
The most frequent causes of spinal myoclonus are spinal cord compression, tumour, vascular myelopathy, infection, demyelinating disease, paraneoplastic syndrome
infestation Larva migrans syndrome Strongyloides stercoralis infection Associated with systemic disease Churg-Strauss syndrome Hypereosinophilic syndromes Associated with drugs, toxic agents and radiation Associated with miscellaneous lung diseases Asthma and eosinophilic bronchitis Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias Langerhans cell granulomatosis Sarcoidosis Paraneoplastic syndrome
Idiopathic eosinophilic lung disease Idiopathic chronic eosinophilic pneumonia Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia Table 2.