Acute onset paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

  title={Acute onset paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration},
  author={Anastasios Bonakis and Sokratis G. Papageorgiou and Dimitrios Mandellos and Eleni Galani and Nikolaos Kalfakis},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is a rare neurological complication of non-metastatic malignancy. Usually its clinical manifestation is that of subacute ataxia, dysarthria and nystagmus. Here we present a case of PCD of acute onset in a patient with ovarian carcinoma. A 56-year-old woman was admitted in our department with gait ataxia and diplopia of acute manifestation during the previous hours. Six years before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and she treated with bilateral… CONTINUE READING