Association of subacute motor neuronopathy with thymoma

David B. Stoll, Fred Lublin, Harvey Brodovsky, J. Frederick Laucius, Arthur Patchefsky, Harry Cooper

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A case of subacute motor neuronopathy in association with thymoma is described. Subacute motor neuronopathy is marked by a painless, progressive, and asymmetric muscle weakness that usually affects the lower extremities. It is a rare paraneoplastic effect of tumors that has been described with both Hodgkin's and non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma. This is the first case report of its association with thymoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)770-772
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes


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