Encephaloradiculopathy: a non-metastatic complication of hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Encephaloradiculopathy: a non-metastatic complication of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Kammant Phanthumchinda and S Rungruxsirivorn},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={74 5},
We describe a patient with a silent hepatocellular carcinoma in whom a progressive dysfunction developed in the brainstem, cerebrum, and cerebellum. This clinical manifestation was also associated with polyradiculopathy. The changes were microscopically unlike those seen in hepatic encephalopathy, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and other metabolic encephalopathy. The findings seem to have occurred as a paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system. Although in the present case, the… CONTINUE READING


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