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May 1979

Combined Myelopathy and Radiculoneuropathy With Malignant Lymphoproliferative Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Dr Peress) and Medicine (Dr Su) of the Northport Veterans Administration Hospital and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and the Neurology Department (Dr Turner) of the Nassau County Medical Center.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(5):311-313. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500410089015

• Clinicopathological findings for two similar patients in whom myelopathy and radiculoneuropathy developed in association with malignant lymphoma were reviewed. This pattern of neurological disease has not been reported in association with the malignant lymphoproliferative disorders, and it provides ground for speculation concerning lymphocyte function and viral infection in cases of neurological disease in association with remote neoplasm.

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