Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 100, Issue 2, pp 281–283 | Cite as

Treatment-induced leukoencephalopathy in primary CNS lymphoma presenting as lower body parkinsonism

  • Antonio Milia
  • Giuseppina Pilia
  • Maria Giuseppina Mascia
  • Francesco Maria Manconi
Case Report


Motor Symptom Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Postural Instability Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Milia
    • 1
  • Giuseppina Pilia
    • 1
  • Maria Giuseppina Mascia
    • 1
  • Francesco Maria Manconi
    • 1
  1. 1.UO Neurologia Riabilitativa Ospedale Santissima Trinità CagliariCagliariItaly

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