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Flexion contractures associated with a malignant neoplasm: 'A paraneoplastic syndrome?'.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9641516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 71-year-old man developed polyarthritis and, subsequently, severe flexion contractures of multiple joints, particularly the joints of the hands. Eighteen months after developing this disease a parailiacal lymph node metastasis of an unknown primary cancer was found. We suggest that this patient's history, dominated by contractures that resembled the 'palmar fasciitis and polyarthritis syndrome', should be considered as a paraneoplastic syndrome.
E M Eekhoff; P A van der Lubbe; F C Breedveld
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0770-3198     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-11     Completed Date:  1998-08-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Hospital, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Contracture / diagnosis*
Lymphatic Metastasis / diagnosis*
Neoplasms, Unknown Primary / diagnosis
Paraneoplastic Syndromes / diagnosis*

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