neurolymphomatosis(redirected from neurolymphomatosis gallinarum)
Lymphoblastic invasion of a nerve.
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neurolymphomatosisA rare lymphoma with a predilection for peripheral and cranial nerves, lumbar and brachial plexi and nerve roots, meninges, and vessels in the brain;1⁄2 of cases are accompanied by systemic lymphoma, which may be clinically silent; NLM may present as a painful chronic sensorimotor neuropathy with asymmetric distribution and prominent bulbar involvement; it is associated with HIV and HTLV-I infections
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neurolymphomatosis(nū″rō-lĭm″fō-mă-tō′sĭs) [″ + L. lympha, lymph, + Gr. oma, tumor, + osis, condition]
Malignant lymphoma involving the nervous system.
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