Incomplete Miller Fisher Syndrome with Advanced Stage Burkitt Lymphoma

Ozdemir Z. C., Kar Y. D., Yarar C., Paylysoy S., BÖR Ö.

INDIAN PEDIATRICS, vol.54, no.5, pp.413-415, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s13312-017-1116-0
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-415
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Lymphoma-associated incomplete Miller-Fisher syndrome is very rare. Case Characteristics: An 11-year-old boy who initially presented with headache, left ptosis, diplopia and weakness. Neurologic examination indicated left sided ptosis with ophthalmoplegia. Observations: Cerebral imaging and cerebrospinal fluid examinations were normal. Magnetic resonance imaging of the abdomen showed a mass lesion in the ileal loops. A bone marrow biopsy showed infiltration by Burkitt's lymphoma. Message: Burkitt lymphoma may present with incomplete Miller Fisher syndrome.