[Bilateral mental neuropathy revealing prolymphocytic transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia]

Rev Med Interne. Jul-Aug 1992;13(4):256-60. doi: 10.1016/s0248-8663(05)80297-8.
[Article in French]


Authors report an original case of mental neuropathy which reveal prolymphocytoid transformation of Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. They discuss various pathogenic hypotheses which can join these two events; these are evolutive markers of bad prognosis concerning this hemopathy. Clinical, etiopathological and prognostic features of mental neuropathy associated with hemopathies are studied through this case.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Chin / innervation*
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell / complications*
  • Leukemia, Prolymphocytic / complications*
  • Male
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / etiology*
  • Prognosis