CAR Syndrome

(redirected from Cancer-Associated Retinopathy Syndrome)
Cancer-Associated Retinopathy Syndrome. A paraneoplastic complex caused by autoantibodies reactive against retinal components, in particular, a 23 kD protein, the CAR antigen, with loss of visual acuity due to retinal nerve demyelinization, described in small cell carcinoma of the lung
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