Research Article

Progressive peripheral neuropathy in patient with primary hyperoxaluria.

Br Med J 1975; 2 doi: (Published 10 May 1975) Cite this as: Br Med J 1975;2:312
  1. P J Moorhead,
  2. D J Cooper,
  3. W R Timperley


    In a patient suffering from primary hyperoxaluria with oxalosis a progressive peripheral neuropathy was associated with intra-axonal deposition of microcrystals of calcium oxalate. Probably his neuropathy was the result of mechanical obstruction of axoplasmic flow.