Neurologic paraneoplastic syndromes.

Authors

  • A N Morganho Serviço de Neurologia, Hospital de Sto. António dos Capuchos, Lisboa.
  • T C Aguiar
  • M J Boné
  • R M Pedrosa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.2671

Abstract

Some neurologic syndromes are often associated with neoplasm, as a paraneoplastic disorder. Among them, namely, subacute cerebellar degeneration, sensory neuronopathy, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and subacute motor neuronopathy, prove sooner or later to be harbouring a neoplasm, therefore a thorough clinical evaluation should be carried out to identify the primary tumour site. The AA present a brief review of these neurologic syndromes, illustrating the first three mentioned with clinical cases. A reference is made to the immunological associated aspects and their clinical importance.

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Morganho AN, Aguiar TC, Boné MJ, Pedrosa RM. Neurologic paraneoplastic syndromes. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 1995 Feb. 27 [cited 2023 Feb. 4];8(2):107-12. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/2671

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Arquivo Histórico