Effects of lymphoma on the peripheral nervous system.

  title={Effects of lymphoma on the peripheral nervous system.},
  author={Richard A. C. Hughes and Tom Britton and Mark Richards},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  volume={87 9},
Peripheral nervous system abnormalities occur in 5% of patients with lymphoma and have a wide differential diagnosis. Herpes zoster is the commonest cause. Vinca alkaloids are the only drugs used in lymphoma which commonly cause neuropathy. Compression or infiltration of nerve roots by lymphoma is a rare presenting feature but becomes more common with… CONTINUE READING