Disease Information for Paraneoplastic myelitis/ANS neuropathy syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paralysis
Sweat loss cord level
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Anti-Neuron [ANNA ] Paraneoplastic antigens (1,2,2a) abnormalities
Paraneoplastic Antibody Panel (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-GAD antibodies
Anti-Glutamic Acid decarboxylase antibodies/GAD
Anti-Hu/ANNA-IIA Paraneoplastic antigen (Lab)
Anti-Ma/Neuronal antibodies (Lab)
Anti-Purkinje/APCA/Anti-yo titer (Lab)
Anti-Ri/ANNA-2 paraneoplastic antigen (Lab)
CSF Anti-Hu (ANNA 2a) antibodies
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Alcohol polyneuritis
Associated Disease & Complications
Autonomic neuropathy
Neurogenic bladder/cord
Peripheral neuropathy
Polyneuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic neurologic disorder
Definition

Paraneoplastic CNS disease; autoimmune at hypothalamus cord level is subset of multifocal encephalomyelitis paraneoplastic syndrome but with more spinal cord, lower motor neuron, dorsal root and ANS involvement with paraplegia, dysrhythmias, hypotension, central respiratory depression. often related to oat cell disease; sometimes occurs months before cancer shows ; poor response to treatment;much over lap with these syndromes

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