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*  Paraneoplastic syndrome
Nervous system paraneoplastic syndromes at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Blaes, Franz (3 ... Darnell RB, Posner JB (2006). "Paraneoplastic syndromes affecting the nervous system". Semin Oncol. 33 (3): 270-98. doi:10.1053 ... "Overview of paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system". UpToDate. Retrieved 23 December 2017. (Subscription required (help ... may relate to paraneoplastic syndromes. Diagnostic testing in a possible paraneoplastic syndrome depends on the symptoms and ...
*  Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration
PCD is believed to be due to an autoimmune reaction targeted against components of the central nervous system, mostly to ... Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is a paraneoplastic syndrome associated with a broad variety of tumors including ... Paraneoplastic Syndromes, 2011, Darnell & Posner S. Jarius, B. Wildemann: 'Medusa head ataxia': the expanding spectrum of ... As is the case with other paraneoplastic syndromes, ... are detected in the blood of all patients with paraneoplastic ...
*  Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Apart from skeletal muscle, the autonomic nervous system also requires acetylcholine neurotransmission; this explains the ... Rees JH (June 2004). "Paraneoplastic syndromes: when to suspect, how to confirm, and how to manage". J. Neurol. Neurosurg. ... LEMS is often associated with lung cancer (50-70%), specifically small-cell carcinoma, making LEMS a paraneoplastic syndrome. ... Three-quarters of people with LEMS also have disruption of the autonomic nervous system. This may be experienced as a dry mouth ...
*  Dysautonomia
CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system". Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic. ... The autonomic nervous system is a component of the peripheral nervous system and comprises two branches: the sympathetic ... The term "vegetative" reflects an older name for the autonomic nervous system: the vegetative nervous system.[citation needed] ... syndrome Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Guillain Barre syndrome HIV and AIDS Lyme disease Multiple sclerosis Paraneoplastic syndrome ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C04)
... paraneoplastic syndromes, nervous system MeSH C04.588.614.550.225 --- lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome MeSH C04.588.614.550. ... central nervous system MeSH C04.557.645.375.850 --- sturge-weber syndrome MeSH C04.557.645.380 --- hemangiopericytoma MeSH ... paraneoplastic polyneuropathy MeSH C04.588.614.596 --- peripheral nervous system neoplasms MeSH C04.588.614.596.240 --- cranial ... central nervous system cysts MeSH C04.588.614.250.387.100 --- arachnoid cysts MeSH C04.588.614.250.580 --- meningeal neoplasms ...
*  Hemangioblastoma
... are tumors of the central nervous system that originate from the vascular system usually during middle-age. Sometimes these ... Hemangioblastomas can cause polycythemia due to ectopic production of erythropoietin as a paraneoplastic syndrome. ... Although they can occur in any section of the central nervous system, they usually occur in either side of the cerebellum, the ... Persons with VHL syndrome have a bleaker prognosis than those who have sporadic tumors since those with VHL syndrome usually ...
*  Collapsin response mediator protein family
In the developing nervous system, each CRMP displays a distinct expression pattern both in time and space. For example, in the ... However, functional association of CRMP expression with paraneoplastic syndromes has not yet understood. In postsynaptic ... In the developing nervous system, CRMPs' involvement in axonal guidance has been proposed by localization of CRMPs in neurites ... In the adult nervous system, CRMP expression is significantly downregulated and limited in areas associated with brain ...
*  PNS
... may refer to: Peripheral nervous system Peripheral nerve stimulation of the occipital nerves Peripheral nerve stimulation ... Peripheral nerve stimulation Paraneoplastic syndrome Pilonidal sinus. Pensacola International Airport (IATA airport code) ...
*  Spasmodic torticollis
... cerebral injury Kernicterus Cerebrovascular diseases Drug induced Central nervous system tumor Peripheral or central trauma ... Infectious or post infectious encephalopathies Toxins Metabolic Paraneoplastic syndromes Central pontine myelinolysis Secondary ... August 1994). "Idiopathic spasmodic torticollis: a survey of the clinical syndromes and patients' experiences". Clin Neurol ... It has been shown that this rating system has widespread acceptance for use in clinical trials, and has been shown to have " ...
*  Autonomic neuropathy
... non-sensory nervous system (i.e., the autonomic nervous system), affecting mostly the internal organs such as the bladder ... paraneoplastic syndrome). Certain infectious diseases. Some viruses and bacteria, such as botulism, Lyme disease and HIV, can ... Autonomic neuropathy is one cause of malfunction of the autonomic nervous system (referred to as dysautonomia), but not the ... Abnormal protein buildup in organs (amyloidosis), which affects the organs and the nervous system. Other chronic illnesses, ...
*  Cerebrospinal fluid
The autonomic nervous system influences choroid plexus CSF secretion, with activation of the sympathetic nervous system ... paraneoplastic syndromes, systemic lupus erythematosus, neurosarcoidosis, cerebral angiitis; and specific antibodies such as ... The presence of red blood cells and xanthochromia may indicate subarachnoid hemorrhage; whereas central nervous system ... These swellings represent different components of the central nervous system: the prosencephalon, mesencephalon and ...
*  Morvan's syndrome
2001-08-07). "Morvan's syndrome: peripheral and central nervous system and cardiac involvement with antibodies to voltage-gated ... Lee, E K; R A Maselli; W G Ellis; M A Agius (1998-06-15). "Morvan's fibrillary chorea: a paraneoplastic manifestation of ... Whether VGKC antibodies play a pathogenic role in the encephalopathy as they do in the peripheral nervous system is as yet ... With only a limited number of reported cases, the complete spectrum of the Central Nervous System (CNS) symptomatology has not ...
*  Anti-Hu associated encephalitis
Didelot A, Honnorat J (2014). "Paraneoplastic disorders of the central and peripheral nervous systems". Handb Clin Neurol. 121 ... In a paraneoplastic syndrome, a cancer cell can create proteins that are normally only found as naturally-occurring proteins in ... the most common hypothesis is that it is caused by an immune system attack on the nervous system. This immune system attack is ... and give medications that suppress the body's immune system attack on the nervous system. Because current treatments are not ...
*  Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment
"Systematic 5-flouracil treatment causes a syndrome of delayed myelin destruction in the central nervous system." "Journal of ... comorbid conditions and paraneoplastic syndrome may all co-occur and act as confounding factors in the study or experience of ... January 2007). "Adriamycin-mediated nitration of manganese superoxide dismutase in the central nervous system: insight into the ... and the role of hormones in nervous system health. PCCI is complex and factors other than the chemotherapeutic agents may ...
*  Neuromyotonia
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome) and central nervous system (e.g. paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration, paraneoplastic ... A very small proportion of cases with NMT may develop central nervous system findings in their clinical course, causing a ... benign fasciculation syndrome, cramp fasciculation syndrome, and neuromyotonia. Some doctors will only give the diagnosis of ... The long-term prognosis is uncertain, and has mostly to do with the underlying cause; i.e. autoimmune, paraneoplastic, etc. ...
*  Stiff person syndrome
The stiff-man syndrome (SMS, also known as stiff-person syndrome) is a rare central nervous system autoimmune disease, but is ... Darnell, Robert; Posner, Jerome (2011). Paraneoplastic Syndromes. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-977273-5. Duddy, ... Stiff-limb syndrome is a variant of SPS. This syndrome develops into full SPS about 25 percent of the time. Stiffness and ... Stiff Person Syndrome at NINDS Online Support Group for People Living with Stiff Person Syndrome and their loved ones.. ...
*  Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
... the body may become conditioned to orthostatic intolerance and excitability of the central nervous system, resulting in a ... POTS can sometimes be a paraneoplastic syndrome associated with cancer. Autoantibodies have been found in some cases which ... Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a condition in which a change from lying to standing causes an abnormally ... Postural tachycardia syndrome was coined in 1982 in a description of a patient who had postural tachycardia, but not ...
*  Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
... a cancer of the sympathetic nervous system usually occurring in infants and children). In most cases OMS starts with an acute ... It is one of the few paraneoplastic (meaning 'indirectly caused by cancer') syndromes that occurs in both children and adults, ... Kinsbourne syndrome Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants Dancing Eyes-Dancing Feet syndrome Dancing Eyes syndrome (see also, ... two unusual paraneoplastic syndromes occurring concurrently in the same patient with ganglioneuroblastoma". J. Pediatr. Hematol ...
*  Myeloid sarcoma
Central nervous system involvement, as described above, most often takes the form of meningeal leukemia, or invasion of the ... Patients with "preleukemic" conditions, such as myelodysplastic syndromes or myeloproliferative syndromes, who develop a ... in which the skin is infiltrated by mature neutrophils in a paraneoplastic process. Gum involvement (gingival hypertrophy) ... True chloromas (i.e. solid leukemic tumors) of the central nervous system are exceedingly rare, but has been described. ...
*  Neuroblastoma
Horner's syndrome (cervical tumor, 2.4% of cases), opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome and ataxia (suspected paraneoplastic cause, ... Neuroblastoma can also develop anywhere along the sympathetic nervous system chain from the neck to the pelvis. Frequencies in ... It may arise from any neural crest element of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). Esthesioneuroblastoma, also known as ... However, since it is not a sympathetic nervous system malignancy, esthesioneuroblastoma is a distinct clinical entity and is ...
*  Parathyroid hormone
... or paraneoplastic syndromes) can wreak havoc in the form of bone disease, hypocalcaemia, and hypercalcaemia. PTH is secreted by ... which is present at high levels in the central nervous system, pancreas, testis, and placenta. PTH half-life is approximately 4 ... PTH was one of the first hormones to be shown to use the G-protein, adenylyl cyclase second messenger system. PTH reduces the ...
*  Anti-VGKC-complex encephalitis
Anti-CASPR2 nervous system manifestations: Patients with anti-CASPIR2 antibodies develop symptoms from the CNS and/or the ... The prognosis with treatment is generally good and much better than in the classic paraneoplastic syndromes. Patients, in one ... peripheral nervous system. The classic presentation is with Morvan's syndrome, a disease with the features of neuromyotonia (i. ... Treatment of an associated tumour is implicated in all paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes. Case series have been published ...
*  Autoimmune encephalitis
"Morvan's syndrome: peripheral and central nervous system and cardiac involvement with antibodies to voltage-gated potassium ... Subsequently a non paraneoplastic syndrome, was described and the disease was stabilized after a course of intravenous ... They are widely expressed in the nervous system, particularly at the juxtaparanodes of the nodes of Ranvier, at peripheral ... The clinical spectrum includes both central and peripheral nervous system disorders. VGKC complex Abs were first described in ...
*  Thiamine deficiency
Dry beriberi specially affects the peripheral nervous system . Wet beriberi specially affects the cardiovascular system and ... a paraneoplastic syndrome), and Nigerian seasonal ataxia. In addition, several inherited disorders of ThDP-dependent enzymes ... All these causes mainly affect the central nervous system, and provoke the development of what is known as Wernicke's disease ... Gastrointestinal beriberi affects the digestive system and other bodily systems. Dry beriberi causes wasting and partial ...
*  Index of oncology articles
Wermer's syndrome - Whipple procedure - white blood cell - Whitmore-Jewett staging system - whole cell vaccine - Wilms' tumor ... central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor - central venous access catheter - CEP-2563 dihydrochloride - CEP-701 - ... paraneoplastic syndrome - parathyroid gland - parathyroid hormone - parenchyma - paresthesias - paricalcitol - parietal ... primary central nervous system lymphoma - primary endpoint - primary myelofibrosis - primary peritoneal cancer - primary tumor ...
*  Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis
... separating the central nervous system from the circulatory system, normally prevents larger molecules from entering the brain. ... "Paraneoplastic anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis associated with ovarian teratoma". Annals of Neurology. 61 (1): ... "Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis presenting with imaging findings and clinical features mimicking Rasmussen syndrome". Seizure. ... with the most likely answer being the effects of acute inflammation of the nervous system. Likewise, the involvement of ...