Disease Information for Paraneoplastic polyneuropathy/syndromes

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Hypesthesia
Paresthesias
Symmetric Polyneuropathy
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Paraneoplastic Antibody Panel (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Cytokines Total (Research)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Associated Disease & Complications
Motor neuropathy
Myelopathy manifestations/involvement
Peripheral neuropathy
Polyneuritis
Sensory neuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Acquired Neuropathy
Process
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic neurologic disorder
Definition

Subset of paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis with much over lap to lower motor neuron sisease, motor and sensory, and central ANS neuropathy. treament is usually not successful, even when malignancy improves; IVIG, sterids, Immune suoppression tried; Anti-Hu variant more severe, often wuith oat cell lung cancer [SCLC]

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