• Vol. 46 No. 3, 118–120
  • 15 March 2017

Adult Onset Sporadic Cerebellar Ataxia in Singapore: Diagnostic Outcomes of Paraneoplastic Antibody Testing and Early Clinical Features of Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration


The initial presentation of cerebellar ataxia remains a diagnostic challenge due to its multiple etiologies, one of which is paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD), a rare neurological disease. Although paraneoplastic antibody testing may be helpful, seronegative PCD may account for up to 50% of PCD cases.

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