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Myopathy caused by polymyxin E: functional disorder of the cell membrane
  1. M. Vanhaeverbeek,
  2. M. Ectors,
  3. L. Vanhaelst,
  4. L. Franken
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium


    A myopathy caused by the activity of polymyxin E on the cell membrane was accompained by immunological manifestations. There were also disturbances of the central nervous system, contrasting with the absence of serious renal lesion.

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