Paraneoplastic retinopathies and optic neuropathies.

@article{Chan2003ParaneoplasticRA,
  title={Paraneoplastic retinopathies and optic neuropathies.},
  author={Jane W Chan},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={12-38}
}
Unusual neuro-ophthalmologic symptoms and signs that go unexplained should warrant a thorough investigation for paraneoplastic syndromes. Although these syndromes are rare, these clinical manifestations can herald an unsuspected, underlying malignancy that could be treated early and aggressively. This point underscores the importance of distinguishing and understanding the various, sometimes subtle, presentations of ocular paraneoplastic syndromes. Outlined in this review article are diagnostic… CONTINUE READING