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Mesothelioma and anti-Ma paraneoplastic syndrome; heterogeneity in immunogenic tumours increases

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We present a patient with opsoclonus and diffuse cerebellar signs who had an anti-Ma2 antibody-associated paraneoplastic syndrome secondary to a sarcomatoid mesothelioma. This case highlights the importance of early tumour detection, instigation of therapeutic measures, and the heterogeneity of underlying malignancies in neurological paraneoplastic syndromes.

  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Neuroophthalmology
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome
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