Chorea as a paraneoplastic syndrome heralding the transformation of non‐Hodgkin lymphoma

Rebecca Nothrop, Will Lee, Denise Lee and Amanda K Gilligan
Med J Aust 2021; 214 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50918
Published online: 15 February 2021

An 81‐year‐old woman presented with subacute chorea as a paraneoplastic neurological syndrome (PNS) heralding the relapse and transformation of splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) into diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

  • Rebecca Nothrop1
  • Will Lee1,2
  • Denise Lee1
  • Amanda K Gilligan1,2,3,4

  • 1 Eastern Health Foundation, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Neurosciences Clinical Institute, Epworth Eastern Hospital, , Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 4 Monash University, , Melbourne, VIC

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