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An unusually severe subacute motor neuronopathy in Hodgkin's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6421054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient in whom an unusually severe Hodgkin's disease was complicated by subacute motor neuronopathy is described. This is a syndrome involving the lower motor neurons, recently described in patients with Hodgkin's disease and other lymphomas; its course is more often benign, and independent from that of the underlying lymphoma. In our patient it was unusually severe. Its pathological features are described. We found only 13 cases of subacute motor neuronopathy reported in current literature, with pathological documentation in 5 of these. A brief discussion and review of the literature follow.
Authors:
U Recine; C Longhi; A Pelosio; R Massini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta haematologica     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0001-5792     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Haematol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-23     Completed Date:  1984-03-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0141053     Medline TA:  Acta Haematol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Hodgkin Disease / complications*,  drug therapy,  radiotherapy
Humans
Lumbosacral Region / innervation
Middle Aged
Motor Neurons / pathology*
Neuromuscular Diseases / chemically induced,  etiology,  pathology*
Prednisone / adverse effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
53-03-2/Prednisone

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