paraneoplasia

par·a·ne·o·pla·si·a

(par'ă-nē'ō-plā'zē-ă),
Hormonal, neurologic, hematologic, and other clinical and biochemical disturbances associated with malignant neoplasms but not directly related to invasion by the primary tumor or its metastases.

par·a·ne·o·pla·si·a

(par'ă-nē-ō-plā'zē-ă)
Hormonal, neurologic, hematologic, and other clinical and biochemical disturbances associated with malignant neoplasms but not directly related to invasion by the primary tumor or its metastases.
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Alp's violent behaviour may have resulted from a condition called paraneoplasia, neurological and hormonal disturbances associated with malignant tumours.
Finally, three chapters discuss indirect complications, including paraneoplasia, neurologic complications of chemotherapy and biologic therapies, and neurologic complications of radiation therapy.
Painful erosions of the vermilion border and mucosal involvement are characteristic of this paraneoplasia.
This very rare paraneoplasia has been reported in fewer than 100 patients in the literature, and most have underlying gastrointestinal or pulmonary malignancies.

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