Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes: a review.

  title={Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes: a review.},
  author={Thomas B Toothaker and Michael Rubin},
  journal={The neurologist},
  volume={15 1},
BACKGROUND Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes (PNS) constitute a rare group of disorders resulting from damage to the nervous system in the setting of cancer physically unrelated to the tumor site. PNS are believed to result from an autoimmune attack of normal neuronal tissue, spurred by similar neuronal antigens ectopically expressed by tumor cells… CONTINUE READING