Acute myeloid leucaemia presenting as a rapidly progressive polyradiculoneuropathy.

@article{Hirst2015AcuteML,
  title={Acute myeloid leucaemia presenting as a rapidly progressive polyradiculoneuropathy.},
  author={Claire L Hirst and Mark D. Willis and Hussain Mohammed Hussain and Rob Powell},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015}
}
Neurological involvement at onset in acute myeloid leucaemia (AML) is rare, with only a few isolated case reports. We present the case of a 46-year-old man with rapidly progressive polyradiculoneuropathy as the presenting feature of AML. The proposed mechanism for this is postulated to be direct intraneural infiltration, although a paraneoplastic… CONTINUE READING