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Medical Term:

carcinomatous neuromyopathy

 

Definition: proximal or generalized weakness and impaired deep tendon reflexes in patients with carcinoma; this is the most common of the paraneoplastic syndromes, i.e., remote effect of malignancy, resulting from an immune disorder.

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