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PREVALENCE OF PARANEOPLASTIC RHEUMATIC SYNDROMES AND ASSOCIATION WITH ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES
Amira Alhusein*, Abd Alrazak Hassan and Nader Abdullah
Paraneoplastic rheumatic syndromes are rare syndromes, but interest in them is increasing due to the proven relationship between immune disorders and malignancies and their enormous clinical impact on diagnosis and outcome of malignancies,. This places great responsibility on rheumatologists in diagnosing malignancies and referring the patient for effective treatment The aims of this study are to assess the prevalence of paraneoplastic rheumatic syndromes in patients with newly diagnosed solid tumours and to describe their autoimmune profile, comparing it to the control. Screening questionnaires distribut for (170) patients, and during a three-step study, 12 patients confirmed to have both paraneoplastic syndrome and oncology diagnoses. The prevalence of paraneoplastic rheumatic syndromes is 7.1% The group of patients with paraneoplastic arthritis and the group of patients with cancer associated myositis are found to prevail among other clinical presentations of paraneoplastic rheumatic syndromes.[Full Text Article]