Most common lung carcinoma producing endocrinal symptoms:
|A||Oat cell carcinoma|
|B||Diffuse lung carcinoma|
|C||Large cell carcinoma|
|D||Alveolar lung carcinoma|
a. Paraneoplastic syndromes refer to the disorders that accompany benign or malignant tumors but are not directly related to mass effects or invasion.
b. Tumors of neuroendocrine origin, such as small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) and carcinoids, produce a wide array of peptide hormones and are common causes of paraneoplastic syndromes.