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December 1986

Episodic Neurologic Dysfunction in Patients With Hodgkin's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University Medical Center, New York.

Arch Neurol. 1986;43(12):1227-1233. doi:10.1001/archneur.1986.00520120011009

•Fourteen young patients, 12 women and two men, believed to be cured of Hodgkin's disease, suffered episodes of neurologic dysfunction. The mechanism responsible for these symptoms is unknown, but transient ischemia seems most likely.