anti–Purkinje cell antibody

(APCA) anti-Yo a.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • anti-Yo antibody — polyclonal IgG autoantibody directed against Purkinje cells and associated with paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration in small cell lung carcinoma and cancer of the breast or ovary. Called also anti–Purkinje cell antibody (APCA) …   Medical dictionary

  • APCA — anti–Purkinje cell antibody; see anti Yo a., under antibody …   Medical dictionary

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