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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The treatment could be delayed, while waiting for paraneoplastic panels, HSV PCR and other diagnostic studies.
Paraneoplastic erythrocytosis has been observed in 1% of RCC patients undergoing nephrectomy and is thought due to uncontrolled tumour EPO production.
Life-threatening paraneoplastic cutaneous syndromes.
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Final diagnosis of 'Nephrotic Syndrome as a Paraneoplastic syndrome in a patient with Thymic mass' was made and planned for Thymectomy with excisional biopsy.
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About 50% of patients have a paraneoplastic form of LEMS often associated with SCLC and, in approximately 90% of patients with this form of LEMS, a tumor was detected within two years following diagnosis.
Although upon admission the patient reported a pruritic truncal rash of 2 weeks' duration, it was associated by the care team with either a cutaneous adverse drug reaction or with paraneoplastic syndrome, as she had recently been diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
These manifestations may be due to metastasis to musculoskeletal structures, paraneoplastic syndrome or immune reactions as well as adverse reactions to cancer specific chemotherapy.
They recommended a computed tomography (CT) of the chest/ abdomen/pelvis to rule out a paraneoplastic process.
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