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The paraneoplastic syndrome associated with Hodgkin's disease is: (AIIMS Nov. 2011)



A Nephrotic syndrome

B Retinopathy

C Cerebellar degenerative disease

D Acanthosis nigricans

Ans. C

Cerebellar degenerative disease

1. Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

a. Pure paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration:

i. Breast & Gynecological cancer (Anti Yo antibodies)

ii. Hodgkin’s lymphoma (Anti Tr antibodies)

b. Subacute cerebellar degeneration

i. Small cell carcinoma lung ii. Thymoma iii. Neuroblastoma

Note: Hodgkin’s lymphoma is associated with prominent or pure paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

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