• question-icon

    What causes paraneoplastic myelitis?

default
Posted on Tue, 13 Sep 2016 in Cancer
Question: WHAT IS PARANEOPLASTIC MYELITIS
doctor
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Provide more details

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Paraneoplastic syndrome is caused by symptoms and involvement of body due to immune mediated injury secondary to malignancy at some distant site.
Paraneoplastic myelitis is suspected when other etiologies of myelitis are ruled out and some evidence of malignancy is present.
You should provide more clinical details and previous reports which will allow me to comment further.

Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Neeraj Kumar

Neurologist

Practicing since :2006

Answered : 2263 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Paraneoplastic syndrome

doctor1 MD

My daughter (19 years old) has developed a condition where she is experiencing extreme itching to the point where she is in tears and scratching...

doctor1 MD

My husband has postprandial hypotension . It he has fallen, and sometimes he is lightheaded almost half the day. Dr.s don't seem very concerned...

doctor1 MD

I was told i have had 3 small strokes. Years ago i was told I had MS. This doctor does not believe me. Please tell me what i should do. I think...

doctor1 MD

My beautiful mother aged 74 has suffered inflammatory breast cancer - had a mascetomy -lymph node invovlement 24/25 cancerous cells - advised chemo...

doctor1 MD

my 26 yr old daughter was just diagnosised with paraneoplastic syndrome. the test results show unclassified diease she has had symtoms for almost 3...

doctor1 MD

Hi Everything in my lipid profile and LFT seems OK; however ALT is 160 and AST is 78> Ive been drinking almost 4-5 drinks every now and then for the...

doctor1 MD

hello,
My stubborn husband has been having frequent bouts of nausea, fatigue, cold sweats, loss of appetite , weightloss(not so much as actual lbs...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

128 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Neeraj Kumar
  • Q - What causes recurrent painful sensation over one side of lower face?

  • Q - What does my blood test report indicate?

  • Q - What causes constant dizziness?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for weight gain, coldness and constipation

  • Q - What causes facial pain and leg numbness in a patient with diabetes?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for recurring optic neuritis in right eye

  • Q - What causes trouble thinking clearly while recovering form sepsis?

  • Q - How long should medication be continued after suffering partial paralysis?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for constant pain due to neuropathy

  • Q - What causes burning sensation in buttocks of a person with spinal problems?

backtotop2