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Amyloid neuropathy and tremor in Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia

Bajada, S., Mastaglia, F.L. and Fisher, A. (1980) Amyloid neuropathy and tremor in Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Archives of Neurology, 37 (4). pp. 240-242.

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We report a case of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia with amyloid neuropathy and a parkinsonian syndrome. We describe the light and electron microscopic findings in a sural nerve biopsy specimen and discuss the possible pathogenic mechanisms in the production of the neuropathy. In contrast to a number of previous cases of neuropathy associated with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, evidence of immunoglobulin deposition on nerve fibers was not found using immunofluorescent techniques.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: American Medical Association
Copyright: © 1980 American Medical Association
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