Rheumatologic manifestations of malignancy

C. R. Thomas, Charles Thomas, C. R. Brown

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The relationship between rheumatologic syndromes and cancer covers a very broad array of both common and distinctly rare manifestations. This discussion has outlined some of the known relationships that do exist. A high index of suspicion by both the primary care physician and subspecialist will enhance the probability of detecting cancer in the patient who may present with rheumatologic complaints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-158
Number of pages13
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes



  • clubbing
  • hypertrophic
  • neoplastic transformation
  • osteoarthropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Thomas, C. R., Thomas, C., & Brown, C. R. (1990). Rheumatologic manifestations of malignancy. Medical and Pediatric Oncology, 18(2), 146-158.