A Case of Severe Chronic Progressive Axonal Polyradiculoneuropathy Temporally Associated With Anti-CV2/CRMP5 Antibodies

@article{Hannawi2013ACO,
  title={A Case of Severe Chronic Progressive Axonal Polyradiculoneuropathy Temporally Associated With Anti-CV2/CRMP5 Antibodies},
  author={Yousef Hannawi and Corey E. Goldsmith and Joseph Shimon Kass and Adriana Olar and Eroboghene E Ubogu and Yogeshwar V. Kalkonde},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={13–18}
}
Objectives: The involvement of the peripheral nervous system by anti-CV2/CRMP5 paraneoplastic antibodies is typically encountered as a mixed sensorimotor polyneuropathy. We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody. Methods: Review of the patient's chart, nerve conduction/electromyographic studies, and nerve biopsy. Results: A 51-year-old man presented with a progressive quadriparesis over a 4-month period. Extensive… 

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