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Related to paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis: Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration, paraneoplastic syndrome, Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis
paraneoplastic encephalomyelitisAbbreviation: PEM
An inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system that occurs in the setting of a cancer found in another part of the body and probably results from the remote effects of some antigen or hormone released by the tumor.
See also: encephalomyelitis