Duplicitní malignita s paraneoplastickou polymyositidou
Kazuistika a přehled problematiky


Authors: V. Vomáčka;  A. Kreze jr.;  A. Zadražilová;  J. Koskuba;  M. Kosák
Authors‘ workplace: Fakultní nemocnice Na Bulovce, Praha ;  II. Interní oddělení ;  Primář: MUDr. Jiří Koskuba
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2010; 90(9): 548-550
Category: Case Report

Overview

A case report of 50 year-old female suffering from muscle pains. Diagnosis of polymyositis was based on elevated muscle enzymes and electromyographic findings. Paraneoplastic origin was confirmed by findings: computer tomography for cancer of head and body of pancreas, and histology for stomach cancer. A concise review of paraneoplastic syndrome with emphasis on dermatomyositis/polymyositis syndrome is presented.

Key words:
carcinoma, paraneoplastic syndrome, polymyositis.


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