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CAR syndrome

CAR syndrome: Introduction

CAR syndrome: A progressive autoimmune eye disease caused by cancer that occurs outside the eye area. It is a type of paraneoplasic cancer which refers to distant neurological effects caused by a cancer. Eye symptoms usually occur before the cancer is detected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of CAR syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of CAR syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to CAR syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with CAR syndrome?

CAR syndrome: Related Patient Stories

CAR syndrome: Complications

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Causes of CAR syndrome

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CAR syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and CAR syndrome

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CAR syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: CAR syndrome

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to CAR syndrome:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to CAR syndrome, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

CAR syndrome: Rare Types

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CAR syndrome: Animations

Statistics for CAR syndrome

CAR syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of CAR syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list CAR syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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