A 63-year-old female presents with dizziness, slurring of
speech and incoordination of movement of 4-6 weeks duration.
She was admitted numerous investigations were performed
and she was discharged.
Results were as follows:
Routine haematology and biochemistry were normal.
Antibody screen had shown her to be positive for anti Yo
MRI scan of her head had been normal.
EEG showed no abnormality
CSF examination following lumbar puncture normal
Your colleague rings you up to ask you about these tests
and your advise would be that this lady is likely to have:
Small cell carcinoma of the lung