Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2009.06.009
Title: Non-small cell lung cancer presenting with neoplastic fever at diagnosis and relapse
Authors: Zee, Y.K.
Soo, R.A. 
Keywords: Neoplastic fever
Non-small cell lung cancer
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Citation: Zee, Y.K., Soo, R.A. (2010-06). Non-small cell lung cancer presenting with neoplastic fever at diagnosis and relapse. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 14 (6) : e518-e521. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2009.06.009
Abstract: Fever occurs frequently in cancer patients, and neoplastic fever is a well-described paraneoplastic phenomenon in patients with lymphoma, acute leukemias, and renal cell carcinoma. It is also more commonly encountered in metastatic disease. Treatment options include disease-specific therapy, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and steroids. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers, yet fever as a manifestation of this malignancy has not been emphasized. In this report, we describe an unusual case of non-metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) presenting with neoplastic fever at both diagnosis and relapse, responding on each occasion to disease-specific treatment, and provide a review of the management of neoplastic fever. © 2009 International Society for Infectious Diseases.
Source Title: International Journal of Infectious Diseases
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/117094
ISSN: 12019712
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.06.009
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