Brachial neuropathy after immunosuppression and stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis.

TitleBrachial neuropathy after immunosuppression and stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
2005
AuthorsWalker M, Zunt JR, Kraft GH
JournalMultiple Sclerosis
Volume11
Issue1
Pagination90-1
Date Published2005 Feb
ISSN1352-4585
Adult, Brachial Plexus Neuritis, Cyclophosphamide, Humans, Immunosuppression, Immunosuppressive Agents, Male, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive, Stem Cell Transplantation

We present a case of brachial neuritis in an adult male who underwent high-dose immunosuppressive therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (SCT) for primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). Brachial neuropathy following SCT has not previously been reported in patients with MS. The etiology of peripheral nerve dysfunction following SCT remains obscure.

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