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Hypertrophic mononeuropathy
  1. C. H. Hawkes1,
  2. J. M. Jefferson,
  3. E. L. Jones,
  4. W. Thomas Smith
  1. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
  2. Department of Pathology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham


    A case of hypertrophic mononeuropathy is described in a 19-year-old female. The entity is very rare as only three previous cases have been reported. The light and electron-microscope appearances resemble those of progressive hypertrophic polyneuritis.

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    • 1 Present address: Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO9 4XY.