Psychosis as a sequelae of paraneoplastic syndrome in Small- Cell Lung Carcinoma: A psycho-neuroendocrine interface.
Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 2017 Nov 22. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham.
In 2013 more than 150,000 Americans died from all types of lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) represents about 13% of all lung cancers and is notoriously associated with paraneoplastic syndromes (PNS). Here we present an interesting case of psychosis associated with one such PNS-- ectopic Cushing syndrome of SCLC. Read More