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Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.614.550.700
C04.730.856.700
C10.574.781.850
C10.668.829.800.662
Unique ID
D020364
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020364
Scope Note
A diffuse or multifocal peripheral neuropathy related to the remote effects of a neoplasm, most often carcinoma or lymphoma. Pathologically, there are inflammatory changes in peripheral nerves. The most common clinical presentation is a symmetric distal mixed sensorimotor polyneuropathy. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1334)
Entry Version
PARANEOPL POLYNEUROPATHY
Entry Term(s)
Neuropathy, Paraneoplastic
Paraneoplastic Neuropathy
Paraneoplastic Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral Neuropathy, Paraneoplastic
Polyneuropathy, Paraneoplastic
Previous Indexing
Neoplasms/complications (1967-1999)
Paraneoplastic Syndromes (1980-1999)
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases/etiology (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2000/06/22
Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy Preferred
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