Myopathy as paraneoplastic syndrome of colon malignancy in an elderly patient.

Abstract:

:Neoplastic diseases may be complicated by rheumatic diseases or may be occur with them. Dermatomyositis/polymyositis and polymyalgia rheumatica are described as paraneoplastic syndromes. We report a case with proximal muscular weakness as only symptom of colon cancer in the absence of other symptoms and laboratory abnormalities, and we discuss the nosological classification as a possible atypical form of polymyositis.

journal_name

Aging Clin Exp Res

authors

Rosa F,Ferrari M,Buschiazzo A,Lanfranco E

doi

10.1007/s40520-013-0034-9

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-05-01 00:00:00

pages

221-3

issue

2

eissn

1594-0667

issn

1720-8319

journal_volume

25

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