Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

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Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

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The terms "Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration" returned 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anti-Hu Antibody Associated Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration in Head and Neck Cancer.
 

Author(s): Florian Huemer, Thomas Melchardt, Wolfgang Tränkenschuh, Daniel Neureiter, Gerhard Moser, Teresa Magnes, Lukas Weiss, Alexander Schlattau, Clemens Hufnagl, Gerda Ricken, Romana Höftberger, Richard Greil, Alexander Egle

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Paraneoplastic syndromes are most frequently associated with small cell lung carcinoma, hematologic and gynecologic malignancies while reports in head and neck cancer are rare.

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2015

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A Rare Case of Ovarian Cancer Presenting with Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration and Limbic Encephalitis.
 

Author(s): Wei-Hua Li, Dong-Yan Cao, Keng Shen, Jia-Xin Yang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2015 Oct;128(19):2685-7.

 

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2015

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Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder in Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration: Improvement with Immunotherapy.
 

Author(s): Thiago Cardoso Vale, Lucila Bizari Fernandes do Prado, Gilmar Fernandes do Prado, Orlando Graziani Povoas Barsottini, José Luiz Pedroso

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To report two female patients with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) related to breast cancer that presented with rapid eye movement-sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and improved sleep symptoms with immunotherapy.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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The terms "Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gastric diffuse large B cell lymphoma presenting as paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): K C Lakshmaiah, B K Viveka, N Anil Kumar, Monika L Saini, Sanjib Sinha, Kamal S Saini

Journal: J Egypt Natl Canc Inst. 2013 Dec;25(4):231-5.

 

Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is a type of paraneoplastic neurological disorder (PND) that is associated with many solid tumors, Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) and very rarely with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). We report a case of PCD associated with gastric diffuse large ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2013

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A case of follicular lymphoma associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration.
 

Author(s): Yayoi Shimazu, Eiko N Minakawa, Momoko Nishikori, Masafumi Ihara, Yuichiro Hashi, Hirofumi Matsuyama, Masakatsu Hishizawa, Sonoyo Yoshida, Toshiyuki Kitano, Tadakazu Kondo, Takayuki Ishikawa, Ryosuke Takahashi, Akifumi Takaori-Kondo

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2012 ;51(11):1387-92.

 

Paraneoplastic neurological disorders (PND) are neurological effects of malignancy that are recognized as immune-mediated disorders caused by aberrant expression of a tumor antigen that is normally expressed in the nervous system. We report a case of cerebellar ataxia which turned ...

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2012

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Breast cancer and paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration.
 

Author(s): D M Waterhouse, R B Natale, R L Cody

Journal: Cancer. 1991 Oct;68(8):1835-41.

 

Of the remote effects of cancer on the neurologic system, paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD), characterized by global cerebellar dysfunction, is second only to paraneoplastic neuropathies in frequency. Recent evidence, including the finding of anti-Purkinje cell (now termed ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 1991

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