Neurologic complications of leukemia.

  title={Neurologic complications of leukemia.},
  author={Alexis M. Demopoulos and Lisa M DeAngelis},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={15 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW As treatment of the leukemias improves, patients are surviving longer. Recognizing and rapidly treating metastatic complications or avoiding neurotoxic therapies improves outcome, reduces morbidity and mortality, and limits long-term sequelae. RECENT FINDINGS Neurologic dysfunction may result from leukemic infiltration of the nervous system or as a consequence of chemotherapy or prophylactic craniospinal irradiation. The present review summarizes common problems in the… CONTINUE READING

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