Variant Guillain-Barre syndrome in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma: AMSAN

Al I. O. , Koc B., Bayram C., Pasli E. U. , Yildiz E. P. , Aycicek A., ...Daha Fazla

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.53, ss.263-266, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 53 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/turkpediatriars.2018.4763
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.263-266


Lymphomas are solid tumors characterized by the malignant proliferation of lymphoid cells. Neurologic signs encountered in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma can be due to the direct spread of tumor to the nervous system, secondary to chemotherapy or radiation, secondary to tumor mass compression, infectious causes and paraneoplastic syndromes. Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes are rarely encountered in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Except for paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration in Hodgkin's lymphoma and dermato/polymyositis in both Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, other paraneoplastic syndromes are uncommon and have only been reported as isolated case reports or short series. Here, we present a patient with Hodgkin's lymphoma with symptoms of bilateral lower extremity weakness and loss of sensation before the start of therapy, who was eventually diagnosed as having motor and sensory axonal neuropathy.