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Stiff Person Syndrome-The Less Common Antibody, Case Report [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. Ahead of Print: TJN-80708

Stiff Person Syndrome-The Less Common Antibody, Case Report

Hüseyin Nezih Özdemir1, Derya Yöndem1, Seren Kaplan2, Figen Gökçay1
1Department of Neurology, Ege University Medical School, İzmir, Turkey
2Department of Psychiatry, Ege University Medical School, İzmir, Turkey

Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) is a rare, disabling syndrome characterized with progressive muscle stiffness and axial rigidity. It may have autoimmune, paraneoplastic or cryptogenic etiology. A 59 year old woman presented with stiffness and involuntary spasms in the lower extremities. On neurological examination lower extremity and axial rigidity were revealed. Anti-Glutamic acid decarboxylase (Anti-GAD) antibody was negative, anti-amphyphysin was antibody positive. She was diagnosed Stiff Person Syndrome. After IVIG and cancer therapy symptoms were improved.

Keywords: Stiff Person Syndrome, amphyphysin, rigidity, paranoeplastic




Corresponding Author: Hüseyin Nezih Özdemir, Türkiye


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