Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting as miller fisher syndrome

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We report a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who initially presented as Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) responsive to high-dose immunoglobulin treatment. Detailed investigations for the recurrence of neurological symptoms revealed DLBCL that was responsive to chemotherapy. DLBCL should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with MFS who have worsening of their neurological condition after initial improvement with conventional therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-143
Number of pages6
JournalMuscle and Nerve
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


  • Chemotherapy
  • Demyelinating neuropathy
  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • Intravenous immunoglobulin
  • Miller fisher syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Physiology


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