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Ann Clin Neurophysiol. 2018; 20(1): 44-48.
Published online January 31, 2018.
doi: https://doi.org/10.14253/acn.2018.20.1.44
Neurolymphomatosis presenting as brachial plexopathy with involvement of cranial nerves
Hye Jung Lee1, Keun Soo Kim1, Pamela Song1, Jae-Jung Lee1, Jung-Joon Sung2, Kyomin Choi3, Bohyun Kim4, and Joong-Yang Cho1
1Department of Neurology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea
2Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
3Department of Neurology, Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
4Department of Pathology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Joong-Yang Cho ,Tel: +82-31-910-7929, Fax: +82-31-910-7368 , Email: joongyangcho@gmail.com
Received June 23, 2017   Revised: September 5, 2017    Accepted September 25, 2017
Copyright © 2018 The Korean Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Neurolymphomatosis (NL) is a rare disease characterized by lymphomatous invasion of the cranial or peripheral nerves by lymphoma. A high suspicion is important due to the various presenting symptoms mandating consideration of many differential diagnoses. We report a case of NL of the cranial nerves and plexus presenting as diplopia, facial palsy, and weakness of the upper and lower limbs in sequence.
Key words: Neurolymphomatosis; Cranial nerves; Plexus
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