Tibial pain and unilateral knee arthritis : Precursors of paraneoplastic arthropathy.
Summary of "Tibial pain and unilateral knee arthritis : Precursors of paraneoplastic arthropathy."
Various rheumatic symptoms can occur in association with malignancies and are termed the so-called paraneoplastic arthropathy. The clinical picture is often similar to primary inflammatory rheumatic diseases. At present there exist no epidemiological data on this disease entity. The case of a patient with tibial pain and unilateral knee arthritis as precursors of a paraneoplastic syndrome is presented. The patient presented with the clinical manifestation of small cell lung cancer 2 years after the first presentation in the rheumatology clinic.
Abteilung für Rheumatologie, Osteologie, Physikalische Medizin, Kerkhoff-Klinik Bad Nauheim, Universität Giessen, Benekestr. 8, 61231, Bad Nauheim, Deutschland, email@example.com.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21264470
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00393-010-0734-x
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