Nerve and muscle microvasculitis in peripheral neuropathy: a remote effect of cancer?

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In a series of 50 cases in which nerve and/or muscle microvasculitis was seen on biopsy, seven were associated with malignancy. In two cases, the cancer was found after the discovery of microvasculitis. All patients exhibited sensory-motor neuropathy, which was often painful and asymmetrical, with a progressive course. ESR and CSF protein levels were always… (More)

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@article{Vincent1986NerveAM, title={Nerve and muscle microvasculitis in peripheral neuropathy: a remote effect of cancer?}, author={Diana S. Vincent and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dubas and J J Hauw and Pierre Godeau and François Lhermitte and Andr{\'e} Buge and Paul Castaigne}, journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry}, year={1986}, volume={49 9}, pages={1007-10} }