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Immunological Mechanisms of Paraneoplastic Nervous System Diseases

  • B. Giometto
  • P. Nicolao
  • T. Scaravilli
  • M. Vianello
  • B. Vitaliani
  • A. M. Ferrarini
  • B. Tavolato
Part of the Topics in Neuroscience book series (TOPNEURO)

Abstract

The term “paraneoplastic neurological diseases” (PND) (also known as “remote neurological effect of cancer”) encompasses a wide group of disorders associated with systemic malignancies which, in order to fulfil the criteria for the definition of this disorder, must not directly invade, compress or metastasise to the nervous system.

Keywords

Purkinje Cell Cerebellar Degeneration Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration Antineuronal Antibody Purkinje Cell Degeneration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Giometto
    • 1
  • P. Nicolao
    • 1
  • T. Scaravilli
    • 1
  • M. Vianello
    • 1
  • B. Vitaliani
    • 1
  • A. M. Ferrarini
    • 1
  • B. Tavolato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, Second Neurological ClinicUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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