PMID: 1255218Jan 1, 1976Paper

Localized sympathetic overactivity: an uncommon complication of lung cancer

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
J C WalshJ L Allsop


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.


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