A 31-year-old female asked:
What are paraneoplastic syndrome symptoms?
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Medical Oncology 52 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What are some paraneoplastic syndromes?
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Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Neurologic and fever: Paraneoplastic syndromes are rare disorders triggered by altered immune system response to a neoplasm. They are defined as clinical syndromes involving nonmetastatic systemic effects. They arise from tumor secretion of hormones,peptides or cytokines arising in tumor and while fever is the most common presentation, several clinical situations observed simulating Cushing and Carcinoid syndrome.
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Last updated Aug 24, 2013
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