Thymic Carcinoma Associated with Cerebellar Degeneration

  • Irene García Cuartero Department of Internal Medicine, Albacete University Hospital, Albacete, Spain
  • Mónica Rodríguez Galdeano Department of Internal Medicine, Villarrobledo General Hospital, Villarrobledo, Albacete, Spain
  • Montserrat Pérez Pinar Department of Internal Medicine, Villarrobledo General Hospital, Villarrobledo, Albacete, Spain
  • Julián Solís García del Pozo Department of Internal Medicine, Villarrobledo General Hospital, Villarrobledo, Albacete, Spain

Keywords

Thymic carcinoma, cerebellar degeneration, paraneoplastic syndrome

Abstract

We present the case of a 57-year-old man with ataxia and clinical and radiological features of cerebellar degeneration. A computed tomography showed a mediastinal mass. The patient was diagnosed of thymic carcinoma. paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration is an unfrequent disorder, and its association with thymic carcinoma is very rare.

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  • Published: 2018-01-05

    Issue: Vol 5 No 3 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    García Cuartero, I., Rodríguez Galdeano, M., Pérez Pinar, M., & Solís García del Pozo, J. (2018). Thymic Carcinoma Associated with Cerebellar Degeneration. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 5(3). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2018_000780