Small Cell Carcinoma
Small cell lung cancer (SCLC), also known as small cell carcinoma, is a highly malignant lung cancer of neuroendocrine nature. It therefore can produce a number of ectopic hormones, such as ACTH and ADH. Is is also possible to develop Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), a characteristic paraneoplastic syndrome linked to small cell. Moreover, It may also be characterized by anti-Hu antibodies, leading to a paraneoplastic encephalitis / myelitis.