Oczne objawy w neurologicznym zespole paraneoplastycznym
Ophthalmologic Symptoms in Neurological Paraneoplastic Syndrome
Magdalena Smużyńska, Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek, Halina Wykrota
Samodzielny Publiczny Szpital Kliniczny Nr 5 Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Katowicach Dyrektor: prof. dr hab. n. med. Ariadna Gierek-Łapińska
Summary: The aim of the work was to present the ophtalmologic symptoms present in patients with paraneoplastic neurological syndromes, PNS. Cancer-associated retinopathy, CAR is a rare disease which results in retinal photoreceptors damage, which is the consequence of the immunological reaction between retinal antigens and antibodies directing against them. It is most often met in the course of small cell lung cancer but it can also appear in people with colon cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer and other types of cancer.
Keywords: paraneoplastic neurological syndromes, Cancer-Associated Retinopathy (CAR), Melanoma Associated Retinopathy (MAR), recoverin.