Acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy in Burkitt-like lymphoma.

  title={Acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy in Burkitt-like lymphoma.},
  author={Julia V. Wanschitz and Wolfgang Dichtl and H Budka and Wolfgang L{\"o}scher and Sylvia M. Boesch},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={34 4},
Immune-mediated neuropathies associated with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are rare and can be difficult to delineate from neuropathies of other etiologies. We report the clinical and pathological findings of a 36-year-old patient with fulminant quadriplegic neuropathy, left facial nerve palsy, and Burkitt-like lymphoma. Features of the neuropathy, which occurred during induction chemotherapy with a total cumulative dose of 4 mg vincristine, suggested axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome. There was no… CONTINUE READING