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Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Definition and Characteristics

Paraneoplastic syndromes can be defined as a whole of systemic signs and symptoms related to cancer (Table 1).
Paraneoplastic Syndromes. Table 1 Paraneoplastic syndromes

Rheumatic paraneoplastic syndromes

• Rheumatoid arthritis

• Polymyositis and dermatomyositis

• Sjogren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma

• Amyloidosis

• Vasculitis

Mucocutaneous paraneoplastic syndromes

• Pigmentation lesions and cheratosis

• Neutrophilic dermatosis

• Erythematosus lesions

• Bollous lesions and urticaria

Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy