anti-Yo antibody

anti-Yo antibody

polyclonal IgG autoantibody directed against Purkinje's cells and associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration in oat cell carcinoma of the lung and cancer of the breast or ovary. Also called anti-Purkinje cell antibody.
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Because the diagnosis of cancer accompanying classical syndrome findings meets the definite PCD criteria (4), negative Anti-Yo antibody did not rule out the diagnosis of PNS in our case.