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MONTERO PEREZ, F. J. et al. Mental numbness as the initial manifestation of systemic cancer. An. Med. Interna (Madrid) [online]. 2003, vol.20, n.9, pp.42-44. ISSN 0212-7199.

This issue decribe the clinical picture of a  man who consulted by hypoanaesthesia in the chin area that was secondary to a lung cancer. The most common primary cancers associated with mental neuropathy are haematological malignancies, breast and lung cancers. The presence o mental neuropathy must not be considered an "banal" symptom. It should be quickly recognised in order to research the presence of cancer.

Keywords : Mental neuropathy; Cancer; Case report; Review.

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