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A case report of patient with cerebellar variant of stiff person syndrome

Ewa Maludzińska1, Monika Rudzińska2, Artur Stępień3, Andrzej Szczudlik4
DOI: 10.1016/j.pjnns.2015.11.003
Neurol Neurochir Pol 2016;50(1):59-62.

Abstract

Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is a rare autoimmune neurological disorder with antibodies against antigens involved in neurotransmission of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). About 10% of patients with SPS may develop ataxia. This cerebellar variant is a distinct subset of SPS with more severe and complex clinical phenotype.

We report the clinical, neuropsychological and neuroradiological findings in a 39-year-old female with cerebellar variant of SPS.

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