Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(40):3135-3136
Summary Numbness of the chin as a paraneoplastic syndrome Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(40):3135-3136 A 60-year-old woman consulted a medical specialist for numbness of the chin. A bilateral mental nerve affection was found. A PET-scan with fluodeoxyglucose revealed a localised process in the right thyroid gland. She was operated for a localised thyroid cancer. At follow-up, 6 years later, she was in good health without any symptoms apart from numbness of the chin.