Profiles

Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration

"Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
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)


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration" by people in this website by year, and whether "Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
_