paraneoplastic love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a syndrome or other systemic disturbance associated with but not directly related to a primary tumor or its metastases.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. associated with, but not directly related to, a tumor

Etymologies

para- +‎ neoplastic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Interesting case, I recently wrote about a patient we saw with a 3 year diagnosis of MS, turned out to be a paraneoplastic syndrome secondary to a small cell lung cancer.

    The Ovarian Teratoma that Caused a Coma

  • How about a movie about a paraneoplastic neurologic disorder?

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  • The broad field of neuro-ophthalmology encompasses lesions of both the afferent and efferent pathways, which can result from various etiologies: tumoral, paraneoplastic, vascular, inflammatory, infectious, or hereditary, just to name a few.

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  • So-called "paraneoplastic neurologic disorders" can occur in people with lung, breast, ovarian and other types of cancer when cancer-fighting antibodies mistakenly attack nervous system cells.

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  • They analyzed the medical records of 56 patients with suspected paraneoplastic neurologic disorders who underwent standard evaluations that did not detect cancer.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • It wasn't steroids, or lymphoma, or viral hepatitis, or paraneoplastic syndrome - wait, yes, it was that last one.

    EW.com: Today's Latest Headlines

  • The rheumatoid diseases are known to be paraneoplastic, especially, dermatomyositis and Wegener's granulomatosis, but in my patients through the years, all patients that developed cancer had, at least, mild rheumatoid arthritis.

    Comments for Biotech Blog

  • Guillain-Barre 'syndrome is a paraneoplastic disease also, and it is basically a wide-spread neuropathy, something like acute MS, which it surely is.

    Comments for Biotech Blog

  • Those diseases are thought to be paraneoplastic, because the underlying inflammatory, autoimmune disease causes the syndrome in question, but also the cancer that somewhat frequently appears with them.

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  • She is best known for identifying new targets for autoantibodies in neuromuscular junction disorders and in non-paraneoplastic brain diseases, and for establishing diagnostic assays for these conditions.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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