Thalidomide-induced sensory polyneuropathy and electrophysiological study of the sural nerve as a screening diagnosis: a case report

Rodrigo Luiz Yamamoto, Tae Mo Chung, Eduardo Freire de Oliveira, Arquimedes de Moura Ramos, Lucas Martins de Exel Nunes, Jose Alcyr Exel Nunes
2012 Acta Fisiátrica  
Polyneuropathy is a common clinical condition with debilitating symptoms whose treatment depends on etiology. There are numerous possible causes of this type of disorder and the etiological diagnosis is not always easy. In this case report we describe a case of a patient with multiple myeloma who developed purely sensory polyneuropathy, confirmed by electrophysiological study, induced by thalidomide.
doi:10.5935/0104-7795.20120039 fatcat:kcia3ijtbrd6liontbkwlb5kqu