Bing Neel syndrome

Bing-Neel syndrome is an extremely rare neurological complication of Waldenström macroglobulinemia where there is malignant lymphocyte infiltration into the central nervous system (CNS).

Treatment and prognosis

It is considered potentially treatable with cranial radiation therapy alone or in combination with intrathecal chemotherapy

History and etymology

It was first described in 1936.

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rID: 51982
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bing-Neel syndrome

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