Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration
"Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cerebellar degeneration associated with a remote neoplasm. Clinical manifestations include progressive limb and GAIT ATAXIA; DYSARTHRIA; and NYSTAGMUS, PATHOLOGIC. The histologic type of the associated neoplasm is usually carcinoma or lymphoma. Pathologically the cerebellar cortex and subcortical nuclei demonstrate diffuse degenerative changes. Anti-Purkinje cell antibodies (anti-Yo) are found in the serum of approximately 50% of affected individuals. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p686)
|Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration
- Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration
- Degeneration, Paraneoplastic Cerebellar
- Cerebellar Syndrome, Paraneoplastic
- Cerebellar Syndromes, Paraneoplastic
- Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Syndromes
- Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Syndrome
- Cerebellar Degeneration, Paraneoplastic
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Pathological findings of anti-Yo cerebellar degeneration with Holmes tremor. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Jan; 86(1):121-2.