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Intravascular lymphoma presenting as longitudinally extensive myelitis: a remarkable diagnostic challenge

Intravascular lymphoma presenting as longitudinally extensive myelitis: a remarkable diagnostic... Acta Neurologica Belgica https://doi.org/10.1007/s13760-023-02224-y LE T TER TO  THE   EDITOR Intravascular lymphoma presenting as longitudinally extensive myelitis: a remarkable diagnostic challenge 1 1 1 2,3 1,3 Marta Magriço  · Rita Ventura  · André Sobral‑Pinho  · Daniel Gomes Pinto  · João Pedro Marto Received: 29 January 2023 / Accepted: 21 February 2023 © The Author(s) under exclusive licence to Belgian Neurological Society 2023 Keywords Intravascular lymphoma · Myelitis Dear Editor, Mycobacterium tuberculosis PCR, paraneoplastic antibod- ies, flow cytometry immunophenotyping, and cytological Although intravascular lymphoma (IVL) frequently targets examination for malignant cells were negative. Serologies the central nervous system (CNS), neurological involve- for human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis, serum ment alone is uncommon, particularly when the spinal cord antineuronal antibodies, anti-Aquaporin-4, anti-Myelin is affected [1]. We report a rare case of an IVL presenting as oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic longitudinally extensive myelitis. The diagnosis was made antibody, and antinuclear antibody were negative. Vitamin postmortem after extensive diagnostic investigations. B12 and E, copper, serum immunoelectrophoresis, and An 88-year-old-female was admitted with 2-week com- angiotensin-converting enzyme levels were all normal. Body plaints of progressive bilateral lower limb weakness. Neu- computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomogra- rological examination revealed a mild paraparesis (grade phy did not disclose any signs of neoplastic disease. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Acta Neurologica Belgica Springer Journals

Intravascular lymphoma presenting as longitudinally extensive myelitis: a remarkable diagnostic challenge

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Abstract

Acta Neurologica Belgica https://doi.org/10.1007/s13760-023-02224-y LE T TER TO  THE   EDITOR Intravascular lymphoma presenting as longitudinally extensive myelitis: a remarkable diagnostic challenge 1 1 1 2,3 1,3 Marta Magriço  · Rita Ventura  · André Sobral‑Pinho  · Daniel Gomes Pinto  · João Pedro Marto Received: 29 January 2023 / Accepted: 21 February 2023 © The Author(s) under exclusive licence to Belgian Neurological Society 2023 Keywords Intravascular lymphoma · Myelitis Dear Editor, Mycobacterium tuberculosis PCR, paraneoplastic antibod- ies, flow cytometry immunophenotyping, and cytological Although intravascular lymphoma (IVL) frequently targets examination for malignant cells were negative. Serologies the central nervous system (CNS), neurological involve- for human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis, serum ment alone is uncommon, particularly when the spinal cord antineuronal antibodies, anti-Aquaporin-4, anti-Myelin is affected [1]. We report a rare case of an IVL presenting as oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic longitudinally extensive myelitis. The diagnosis was made antibody, and antinuclear antibody were negative. Vitamin postmortem after extensive diagnostic investigations. B12 and E, copper, serum immunoelectrophoresis, and An 88-year-old-female was admitted with 2-week com- angiotensin-converting enzyme levels were all normal. Body plaints of progressive bilateral lower limb weakness. Neu- computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomogra- rological examination revealed a mild paraparesis (grade phy did not disclose any signs of neoplastic disease.

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Acta Neurologica BelgicaSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2023

Keywords: Intravascular lymphoma; Myelitis

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