How are paraneoplastic syndromes categorized?

Updated: Jan 12, 2021
  • Author: Luigi Santacroce, MD; Chief Editor: Wafik S El-Deiry, MD, PhD  more...
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Because of their complexity and variety, the clinical presentations of these syndromes may vary greatly. Paraneoplastic syndromes are usually divided into the following categories:

  • Miscellaneous (nonspecific)
  • Rheumatologic
  • Renal
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Hematologic
  • Cutaneous
  • Endocrine
  • Neurologic/neuromuscular

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