Multifocal motor neuropathy presenting as ophthalmoplegia.

@article{Pringle1997MultifocalMN,
  title={Multifocal motor neuropathy presenting as ophthalmoplegia.},
  author={C. E. Pringle and J Belden and Jenny Veitch and William L. Fontana Brown},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={1997},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          347-51
        }
}
  • C. E. Pringle, J Belden, +1 author William L. Fontana Brown
  • Published in Muscle & nerve 1997
  • Medicine
  • A 45-year-old man developed ophthalmoplegia and subsequently multiple cranial nerve palsies in association with bibrachial paresis. Investigations revealed evidence of conduction block occurring at a very proximal location (i.e., the spinal roots) and seemingly sparing sensory fibers. Other causes were ruled out and a diagnosis of multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block (MMN) was suggested. The patient responded to cyclophosphamide. Differentiating features between MMN and chronic… CONTINUE READING

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