Paraneoplastic Optic Neuropathy Associated With Purkinje Cell Antibody-2 in a Patient With Small Cell Lung Cancer.

@article{Micieli2017ParaneoplasticON,
  title={Paraneoplastic Optic Neuropathy Associated With Purkinje Cell Antibody-2 in a Patient With Small Cell Lung Cancer.},
  author={Jonathan A. Micieli and Edward A. Margolin},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={53-55}
}
Paraneoplastic optic neuropathy (PON) is a rare cause of vision loss usually associated with small cell lung cancer. Patients with this condition usually test positive for anti-collapsin response mediating protein-5 (CRMP-5). We describe a case of a 57-year-old woman with bilateral vision loss with the characteristic features of CRMP-5 PON including… CONTINUE READING