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Flashcards in Paraneoplasia/Endocrine Functions of Tumors Deck (9)
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Acanthosis nigricans

Stomach cancer, skin discoloration on neck, axilla

2

Eaton-Lambert syndrome

SCLC, myasthenia-gravis-like symptoms but gets better with exercise and doesn't respond to Ach-esterase inhibitors, antibodies against Ca channels, thymoma

3

Nephrotic syndrom

Lung, breast, stomach cancer. Diffuse membranous glomerulopathy

4

Cushing syndrom

SCLC, secretes ACTH, moon face, weight gain

5

Hypercalcemia

Renal cell carcinoma, SCLC, PTH-related protein

6

Hypocalcemia

Medullary carcinoma of thyroid, calcitonin

7

Hypoglycemia

Liver cancer, pancreatic islet-cell tumors, insulin-like factor

8

Hyponatremia

SCLC, ADH

9

Polycythemia

Renal and liver cancer, erythropoietin