Catherine Cassiman

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PURPOSE Efforts are made to unify the protocol concerning the ophthalmological screening, monitoring and treatment of Optic Pathway Gliomas (OPGs) in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). The aim of this study is to compare the most recent recommendations published in 2007 with the screening strategies in NF1 centres. The integration of these data(More)
The diagnosis of a paraneoplastic syndrome (PNS) is challenging as it comprises a group of clinically heterogeneous entities, all related to a coexistent, but sometimes occult, malignancy. 1 The detection of paraneoplastic antibodies aids the clinician to establish the diagnosis of a PNS. 2 Paraneoplastic antibodies are screened for by means of(More)
BACKGROUND Paraneoplastic melanocytic proliferation (bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation, BDUMP) is a rare but devastating disease that causes progressive visual loss in patients who usually have an occult malignancy. Visual loss occurs as a result of paraneoplastic changes in the uveal tissue. METHODS In a masked fashion, the serum of two(More)
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