TITLE

Recommended diagnostic criteria for paraneoplastic neurological syndromes

AUTHOR(S)
Greenlee, J. E.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug2004, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p1090
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
commentary
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on recommended diagnostic criteria for paraneoplastic neurological syndromes. Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes are remote complications of systemic malignancy, characterized clinically by subacute progression to profound neurological disability and pathologically by destruction of neurones, with or without an accompanying inflammatory response. The major paraneoplastic neurological syndromes had been largely categorized by 1965, and this same categorization is still used for diagnosis today, supported by detection of antineuronal autoantibodies.
ACCESSION #
14274651

 

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