Microvasculitis may play a greater part in the pathogenesis of paraproteinaemic neuropathies than is generally recognised, producing tissue destruction by convergent immune and physical mechanisms. We present a patient with a clinical syndrome of mononeuritis multiplex and a circulating IgM lambda paraprotein, in whom bone marrow aspiration revealed a lymphoplasmacytoid lymphoma. Microvasculitic changes were present in the first nerve biopsy, and the second showed extensive destruction of neu...Expand abstract
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Microvasculitic paraproteinaemic polyneuropathy and B-cell lymphoma.
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