What neurological symptoms are associated with paraneoplastic syndrome?

Many. Neurologic paraneoplastic syndromes are caused by an abnormal immune response to the tumor, which makes the body accidentally attack its own nervous tissue. Muscle weakness, stiff limbs, dizziness, coordination problems, vision problems, confusion, difficulty swallowing, memory problems and numbness are some of the many possible symptoms.
Paraneoplastic . Paraneoplastic neurological disorders can affect the central and peripheral nervous systems. Symptoms may include difficulty with walking/balance, dizziness, rapid uncontrollable eye movements, difficulty swallowing, decreased muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, slurred speech, memory loss, vision problems, sleep disturbance, dementia, seizures, sensory loss in limbs. Hope this helps.

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Is there any way to diagnose or deny Neurology Paraneoplastic Syndrome?

Yes. Oncologists or the physician who is managing a cancer patient usually orders a number of tests that check for chemicals abnormally produced by some types of cancer (paraneoplastic syndrome) Read more...

What are paraneoplastic syndrome symptoms?

Multiple symptoms. There are several paraneoplastic syndromes. Most are related to the production of excess hormones or tumor necrosis factor or high blood calcium. Neurologic processes can also occur. Your symptoms could be due to a lot of things, but don't sound like a specifric paraneoplastic syndrome to me. Read more...

What type of cancer related to neuropathy Paraneoplastic syndrome? What are the symptoms?

See below. Most paraneoplastic neuropathies are due to immune responses to neural proteins secreted by cancer cells. Most have been associated with small cell lung cancer_ others with cancer of the ovaries, breast, lymphoma,thymine,melanoma, and testicular cancer. Symptoms can include encephalitis, cerebellar degeneration, sympathy, motor neuron disease,Gillian Barre syndrome, myopathy and Eaton-Lambert myo. Read more...

Have had symptoms going on 3 years. Was a very functioning mother of 4. Can paraneoplastic syndrome go on for 3 years without discovering a cancer?

Unlikely. Cancer, as a cause of your problem would have shown up same time or within one year. So it is unlikely that your diagnosis is correct. it may be a good idea to seek a second opinion to confirm your diagnosis from a different doctor. Read more...

How long does paraneoplastic syndrome last if the entire tumor was removed and no further treatment is necessary?

Tough to know. The paraneoplastic syndrome is caused by an inappropriate immune response. The immune system was "allowed" to mount an attack on your body (sometimes attacking nerves, blood vessels, muscle, etc). Treating the tumor could result in a reset so that the immune system is rebooted, but this could take weeks to years and is highly dependent on specific factors that vary from person to person. Read more...

What doctors treats paraneoplastic syndrome?

It depends. While the ultimate treatment of a neoplastic syndrome is the treatment of the underlying cancer, which is done by an oncologist or a radiation therapist, because of the varied types of presentations other specialties may be involved. Read more...