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Neurological manifestations associated with bronchogenic carcinoma.
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PMID:  2262703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neurological manifestations of bronchogenic carcinoma were studied in 50 cases, 42% of whom showed neurological abnormalities with 6% having more than one type. Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis (20%) was the commonest, phrenic nerve paralysis (2%), paraneoplastic syndrome (12%), Pancoast's syndrome (10%) and metastatic involvement of central nervous system (4%) were other neurological manifestations. No evidence of encephalitis, motor neurone disease, myelopathy, Eaton-Lambert syndrome, myositis and drug-induced peripheral neuropathy was found in this study.
L A Gauri; N K Agrawal; S Banerjee; S N Misra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-07     Completed Date:  1991-02-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, SP Medical College, Bikaner.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / secondary
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic / complications*,  pathology,  secondary
Lung Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology
Nervous System Diseases / etiology*
Pancoast Syndrome / pathology
Paralysis / etiology
Paraneoplastic Syndromes / pathology
Phrenic Nerve
Spinal Neoplasms / secondary
Vocal Cord Paralysis / etiology

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