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Anti-Yo antibodies and cerebellar degeneration in a man with adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

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Serum antibodies to the Yo antigen are usually associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration arising in female patients with gynecological or breast malignancy and are rarely associated with other tumors. We report a male patient who presented with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration and anti-Yo antibodies following removal of an esophageal adenocarcinoma. This is only the third report of anti-Yo antibodies occurring in a male patient. The Yo antigen was expressed by the esophagea...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Annals of neurology
Volume:
49
Issue:
2
Pages:
253-257
Publication date:
2001-02-01
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EISSN:
1531-8249
ISSN:
0364-5134
Source identifiers:
102226
Language:
English
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uuid:13cff5f5-1f04-4b4a-a709-a57b31fdc78e
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pubs:102226
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2012-12-19

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