[Subacute myelo-optic-neuropathy (S.M.O.N.) following treatment with clioquinol (author's transl)].

Abstract

2 patients, who were treated with clioquinol after radical resection of carcinoma of the rectum and colostomy, developed symmetrical sensorimotor polyneuropathy, mild posterior tract ataxia, bilateral pyramidal tract lesions and optic neuropathy, a clinical picture compatible with subacute myelo-optic-neuropathy (S.M.O.N.). One patient had neurological… (More)

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