Localized sympathetic overactivity: an uncommon complication of lung cancer

J. C. Walsh, P. A. Low, J. L. Allsop

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Abstract

Direct nerve infiltration by tumour tissue usually produces pain, and loss of motor, sensory, and autonomic function. Two patients are reported in whom a major symptom of nerve infiltration was sympathetic overactivity manifested by excessive spontaneous sweating.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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