Neurolymphomatosis: a clinicopathologic syndrome re-emerges.

TitleNeurolymphomatosis: a clinicopathologic syndrome re-emerges.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsDiaz-Arrastia R, Younger DS, Hair L, Inghirami G, Hays AP, Knowles DM, Odel JG, Fetell MR, Lovelace RE, Rowland LP
Date Published1992 Jun
KeywordsAdult, Biopsy, Blood Proteins, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins, Humans, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Male, Terminology as Topic

We describe a patient with sensorimotor peripheral neuropathy and cranial neuropathy due to autopsy-proven neurolymphomatosis defined by infiltration of peripheral nerves by tumor cells and review the findings in 39 previously reported patients. The cause of the neuropathy is not known. The association with immune-deficient states suggests virally mediated pathogenesis, possibly a retrovirus.

Alternate JournalNeurology
PubMed ID1340762
Grant ListE406337 / / PHS HHS / United States
NS11766 / NS / NINDS NIH HHS / United States
RR-00645 / RR / NCRR NIH HHS / United States
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