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Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy following malignant melanoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22465895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Polyneuropathy has rarely been encountered in association with melanoma. Although this association may be a biologically plausible phenomenon considering the common embryonic origin of the melanocytes and Schwann cells with proven antibody cross reactivity, only few such cases have been reported so far. We report 2 new cases of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in association with malignant melanoma, which we believe will add more evidence of this association. We also include a short review of the literature for similar cases.
Authors:
Mohamad B Dbouk; Shahriar Nafissi; Askar Ghorbani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosciences (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1319-6138     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosciences (Riyadh)     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101252453     Medline TA:  Neurosciences (Riyadh)     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  167-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Karegar Street, PO Box 19857-43453, Tehran 14114, Iran. Tel. +98 (218) 4902390. E-mail: Aly_2024@yahoo.com.
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