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|Title:||Small cell gallbladder carcinoma complicated by paraneoplastic hyponatremia: A case report and literature review||Authors:||Ng, E.S.
|Issue Date:||Dec-2010||Citation:||Ng, E.S.,Venkateswaran, K.,Ganpathi, S.I.,Chuah, B.Y. (2010-12). Small cell gallbladder carcinoma complicated by paraneoplastic hyponatremia: A case report and literature review. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer 41 (4) : 264-268. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12029-010-9151-2||Abstract:||Introduction: Gallbladder carcinoma has been associated with various paraneoplastic syndromes. These may be the presenting manifestations that lead the clinician to a diagnosis. Case Report: We report a case of small cell gallbladder carcinoma complicated by paraneoplastic hyponatremia. The hyponatremia was further exacerbated by platinum-based chemotherapy. Discussion: There have previously been no reports of paraneoplastic hyponatremia in gallbladder carcinoma. We discuss the management of this problem and also provide a short literature review on the other paraneoplastic syndromes associated with gallbladder carcinoma. Conclusion: Symptoms and signs of gallbladder cancer may be insidious. Thorough workup is needed if the patient presents with symptoms and signs of a paraneoplastic syndrome. © 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.||Source Title:||Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/107941||ISSN:||19416628||DOI:||10.1007/s12029-010-9151-2|
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