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January 1978

Peripheral Polyneuropathy Associated With Primary Malignant Lymphoma of the Brain

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York, New York.

Arch Neurol. 1978;35(1):50-52. doi:10.1001/archneur.1978.00500250054014

• A patient with a primary malignant lymphoma of the brain manifested a peripheral polyneuropathy during his illness that could not be accounted for by the usual causes. The polyneuropathy is considered to be a nonmetastatic complication of the primary brain tumor. A review of the literature did not uncover a similar case.

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