paraneoplastic


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par·a·ne·o·plas·tic

(par'ă-nē'ō-plas'tik),
Relating to or characteristic of paraneoplasia.

paraneoplastic

/para·neo·plas·tic/ (-ne″o-plas´tik) pertaining to changes produced in tissue remote from a tumor or its metastases.

paraneoplastic

(păr′ə-nē′ə-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a syndrome or other systemic disturbance associated with but not directly related to a primary tumor or its metastases.

par·a·ne·o·plas·tic

(par'ă-nē-ō-plas'tik)
Relating to or characteristic of paraneoplasia.

paraneoplastic

auxiliary to neoplasia.

paraneoplastic syndrome
a collective term for disorders arising from metabolic effects of cancer on tissues remote from the tumor; such disorders may, for example, appear as primary endocrine, hematological or neuromuscular disorders. See also pseudohyperparathyroidism.
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In view of the fact that there may be an underlying paraneoplastic process, it is important that otolaryngologists be aware of the possibility of Sweet syndrome.
The progression of this tumour, by virtue of its natural history or perhaps the medical treatment of the cutaneous lesions, may have led to the development of ADM as a paraneoplastic phenomenon.
A serum paraneoplastic panel was positive for anti-Yo antibody with a high titer (Table 1).
Dermatomyositis as paraneoplastic syndrome of peritoneal and ovarian relapse after long-term complete remission in patient with metastatic bilateral breast cancer.
At this point we found out he had paraneoplastic neurological disorder caused by cancer.
Castleman's disease is also associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, paraneoplastic pemphigus and POEMS syndrome (peripheral neuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy and skin signs).
Tumor-induced osteomalacia, also known as oncogenic hypophosphatemic osteomalacia or oncogenic osteomalacia, is a paraneoplastic syndrome that presents with muscle weakness, bone pain, and osteomalacia in association with specific tumors and overexpression of FGF23 (3, 4).
SPS is usually idiopathic, but can also occur as a paraneoplastic condition in 5% of cases.
Bone marrow aspirate is of limited use for differentiating between eosinophilia due to chronic eosinophilic leukaemia and paraneoplastic syndrome, relating to the underlying malignancy, since the hypercellular feature is common to both conditions.

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