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Primary meningeal B lymphoma presenting as a subacute ascending polyradiculoneuropathy.
  1. J Julien,
  2. C Vital,
  3. J Rivel,
  4. A de Mascarel,
  5. A Lagueny,
  6. X Ferrer,
  7. B Vergier
  1. Department of Neurology, Hôpital du Haut-Lévêque, Pessac, France.


    A subacute ascending polyradiculoneuropathy was the main feature of a primary meningeal B lymphoma in two patients. Tumour cells appeared in the CSF eight and six months respectively after the onset of the disease. Treatment by intrathecal methotrexate resulted in transient improvement.

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