Table 1

 Classical and non-classical paraneoplastic neurological syndromes

Syndromes of the central nervous system
Limbic encephalitis
Brainstem encephalitis
Subacute cerebellar degeneration
Optic neuritis†
Cancer associated retinopathy†
Melanoma associated retinopathy†
Stiff person syndrome
Necrotising myelopathy‡
Motor neuron diseases‡
Syndromes of the peripheral nervous system
Subacute sensory neuronopathy
Acute sensorimotor neuropathy
    Guillain-Barré syndrome‡
    Brachial neuritis‡
Subacute/chronic sensorimotor neuropathies*
Neuropathy and paraproteinaemia†
Neuropathy with vasculitis‡
Autonomic neuropathies
    Chronic gastrointestinal pseudo-obstruction
    Acute pandysautonomia‡
Syndromes of the neuromuscular junction and muscle
Classical syndromes are underlined.
*Associated with onconeural antibodies only with particular tumour types.
†Syndromes not included in the present recommendations.
‡Neurological syndromes not associated with known onconeural antibodies.
Myasthenia gravis†
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome‡
Acquired neuromyotonia‡
Acute necrotising myopathy‡