Lymphoma-associated dysimmune polyneuropathies Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Immune System Diseases
  • Lymphoma
  • Polyneuropathies

abstract

  • Lymphoma consists of a variety of malignancies of lymphocyte origin. A spectrum of clinical peripheral neuropathy syndromes with different disease mechanisms occurs in about 5% of lymphoma patients. There exists a complex inter-relationship between lymphoproliferative malignancies and autoimmunity. An imbalance in the regulation of the immune system presumably underlies various immune-mediated neuropathies in patients with lymphoma. This article reviews lymphoma and more-or-less well-defined dysimmune neuropathy subgroups that are caused by humoral and/or cell-mediated immune disease mechanisms directed against known or undetermined peripheral nerve antigens.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jns.2015.06.003

PubMed ID

  • 26070654

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 25

end page

  • 36

volume

  • 355

number

  • 1-2