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
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symptoms of CAR syndrome
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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
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CAR syndrome: Rare Types
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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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