Interferon-related leukoencephalopathy in a patient with renal cell carcinoma

O. Merimsky, I. Reider, E. Merimsky, S. Chaitchik

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A 75-year-old patient with metastatic renal cell carcinoma was treated with recombinant interferon alpha-C and thereafter developed a neurologic syndrome of dementia, ataxia, confusional state, loss of concentration ability and cortical blindness. CT scan findings were compatible with leukoencephalopathy, which isd reported as being a toxic effect of interferon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-362
Number of pages2
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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