Paraneoplastic syndrome

Paraneoplastic syndrome
Symptoms complex seen in cancer patient and that can’t be readily explain by local or distal spread of tumor or by elaboration of hormones indigenous to tissues of origin of tumor.

This is more important because,
  • Earliest manifestation of occult tumor
  • Significant clinical problems to the patient
  • Mimic metastatic diseases
  • Confound treatments
Main types of paraneoplastic syndromes are,

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