Rare as Rocking Horse Droppings

  • Matthew R. B. Evans
  • Zane Jaunmuktane
  • Sebastian Brandner
  • Hadi Manji
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Abstract

A 25 year old Brazilian lady presents with a history consistent with mononeuritis multiplex, examination revealing signs of a neuropathy with a thickened peripheral nerve. Neurophysiology supports this diagnosis and the patient subsequently proceeds to a diagnostic nerve biopsy.

Keywords

Mononeuritis multiplex Thickened peripheral nerves Lepromatous leprosy Tuberculoid leprosy Neuropathy 

Reference

  1. Gunatilake S, Settinayake S. Leprosy. Pract Neurol. 2004;4:194–203.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew R. B. Evans
    • 1
  • Zane Jaunmuktane
    • 2
  • Sebastian Brandner
    • 2
  • Hadi Manji
    • 1
  1. 1.MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLondonUK
  2. 2.Division of Neuropathology and Department of Neurodegenerative DiseaseNational Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Institute of NeurologyLondonUK

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