Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy accompanied by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: possible pathogenesis of autoimmunity in myelodysplastic syndrome.

@article{Isoda2009ChronicID,
  title={Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy accompanied by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: possible pathogenesis of autoimmunity in myelodysplastic syndrome.},
  author={Atsushi Isoda and Atsushi Sakurai and Yoshiyuki Ogawa and Yuri Miyazawa and Akio Saito and Morio Matsumoto and Morio Sawamura},
  journal={International journal of hematology},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={239-242}
}
Paraneoplastic neuropathies have rarely been reported in patients with hematological malignancies. We report herein the case of a 65-year-old Japanese woman with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) accompanying chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). She had been diagnosed with refractory anemia and subsequently developed CMML with cytogenetic abnormalities including t(3;8)(q26;q24). While regenerating bone marrow following induction chemotherapy, she complained of numbness… CONTINUE READING