Paraneoplastic syndromes in patients with head and neck cancer

Americo M. Minotti, Stilianos E. Kountakis, Charles M. Stiernberg

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Paraneoplastic syndromes are distinct physiological disorders of malignancy that occur remote from a tumor site. A review of a number of paraneoplastic syndromes occurring in patients with head and neck cancer has been discussed. These syndromes can produce life-threatening sequelae in the patient with cancer. Understanding these syndromes may provide important clinical information to assist in the early detection of occult malignancy and in reducing the occurrence of tumor-associated morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)336-343
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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