Volume 85, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We describe a case of a woman who developed a peripheral polyneuropathy shortly after completing 4 weekly doses of mefloquine hydrochloride (250 mg) malaria prophylaxis. Although mefloquine-related central nervous system neuropathy is well described in the literature, peripheral polyneuropathy similar to this case has been documented only once before, to our knowledge.


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  • Received : 27 Jun 2011
  • Accepted : 30 Aug 2011
  • Published online : 01 Dec 2011
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