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Mesh term Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System

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Nervous System Neoplasms
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Paraneoplastic Syndromes


Degenerative or inflammatory conditions affecting the central or peripheral nervous system that develop in association with a systemic neoplasm without direct invasion by tumor. They may be associated with circulating antibodies that react with the affected neural tissue. (Intern Med 1996 Dec;35(12):925-9)

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Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis
Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Limbic Encephalitis
Myelitis, Transverse
Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration
Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy

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