carcinomatous neuromyopathy


any disease of both muscles and nerves, especially a muscular disease of nervous origin.
carcinomatous neuromyopathy a paraneoplastic syndrome of neuromyopathy in patients with carcinoma, usually of the lung.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·ci·nom·a·tous neu·ro·my·op·a·thy

proximal or generalized weakness and impaired deep tendon reflexes in patients with carcinoma; this is the most common of the paraneoplastic syndromes, i.e., remote effect of malignancy, resulting from an immune disorder.
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