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Recurrent acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy following R-CHOP treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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PMID:  23543974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute flaccid paralysis following chemotherapy has a wide differential diagnosis, including drug toxicity, acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP), and malignant nerve infiltration. We present a case of recurrent acute quadriparesis due to AIDP following chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which resolved each time following administration of intravenous immunoglobulin. Although many chemotherapeutic agents can cause neurologic side effects, such as peripheral neuropathy, drug toxicity as a cause is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Authors:
Jackson J Liang; Preet P Singh; Thomas E Witzig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center)     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0899-8280     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-01     Completed Date:  2013-04-02     Revised Date:  2013-04-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9302033     Medline TA:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  156-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine (Liang) and the Divison of Hematology and Medical Oncology (Singh, Witzig), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
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