Paraneoplastic Neuropathies: a Neuropathological Overview

  • A. Quattrini
Part of the Topics in Neuroscience book series (TOPNEURO)


Neuropathies in patients with cancer are due to the direct effect of nerve compression or infiltration by tumour, or may occur as an indirect consequence of metabolic and nutritional disorders, infections, vascular disorders, or as a result of neurotoxic chemotherapy such as with vincristine, cisplatin and taxols [1, 2].


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Dorsal Root Ganglion Sural Nerve Motor Neuron Disease Monoclonal Gammopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Quattrini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuroscienceSan Raffaele Scientific InstituteMilanItaly

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