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Paraneoplastic neuropathy.
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PMID:  10590899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paraneoplastic neuropathies occur in various settings. This article focuses on recent neuroimmunologic findings regarding paraneoplastic neuropathy. Entities such as sensorimotor and sensory neuropathy, sensory neuronopathy; motor, autonomic, demyelinating and vasculitic mononeuropathies; and cranial nerve lesions and neuropathies in association with leukaemia and paraproteinaemas are discussed. Finally, the article considers the issue of 'overlap' syndromes--the occurrence of several paraneoplastic phenomena in the same patient.
W Grisold; M Drlicek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in neurology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1350-7540     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-23     Completed Date:  1999-12-23     Revised Date:  2013-01-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9319162     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Neurol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  617-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut for Neurooncology, Vienna-Linz, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Leukemia / complications
Lymphoma / complications
Paraneoplastic Syndromes* / complications,  immunology,  physiopathology
Paraproteinemias / complications
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases* / complications,  immunology,  physiopathology

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