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Sub-acute sensory neuronopathy as a preceding sign of recurrence in colon carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15361647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Subacute sensory neuronopathy is a paraneoplastic syndrome, which occurs mostly in lung, breast, ovarian malignancies and lymphoma. A 75-yr-old woman who was at the twentieth month of her postoperative follow-up owing to colon adenocarcinoma admitted with subacute sensory neuronopathy. Six months later from the first, neuropathic symptoms liver metastases developed. To the best of our literature review subacute sensory neuronopathy as a preceding sign of recurrence in colon adenocarcinoma has not previously been reported. We conclude that, in the case of subacute sensory neuronopathy without an obvious underlying etiological factor, an occult malignity should always be researched in clinical practice.
Nefati Kiylioglu; Nezih Meydan; Sabri Barutca; Ali Akyol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gastrointestinal cancer     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1537-3649     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gastrointest Cancer     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-13     Completed Date:  2005-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101135379     Medline TA:  Int J Gastrointest Cancer     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine, Aydin, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / pathology*
Colonic Neoplasms / pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Liver Neoplasms / secondary
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / complications*,  diagnosis
Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy / etiology*,  pathology*

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