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Research & Reviews  70 results

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1172013-overview

Jan 6th, 2022 - Background Schwartz-Jampel syndrome (SJS) is a term now applied to 2 different inherited, autosomal recessive conditions, sometimes termed SJS type I and SJS type II. Both are very rare. SJS type I has 2 recognized subtypes, IA and IB, which are s...

Stiff Person Syndrome and Encephalitis with GAD Antibodies with Severe Anterograde Amne...
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1739134
Neuropediatrics Herbulot L, Bost C et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - Antiglutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65) encephalitis is rare and few pediatric cases have been reported, with variable clinical presentations. A 14-year-old female adolescent was managed in our department. She had been treated for several months f...

18F-FDG PET/CT Findings in a Rare Case of Paraneoplastic Vestibulocerebellar Syndrome A...
https://doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000003868
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Komandla SR, Vankadari K et. al.

Aug 16th, 2021 - Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is an immune-mediated neurological disease characterized by adaptive immune response against onconeural antigens physiologically expressed in the cerebellum. It is characterized by presence of highly sp...

The Dilemma, Conversion Disorder or Stiff Person Syndrome, a Case Report.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852920002308
CNS Spectrums; Jahan S

Jun 16th, 2021 - The main objectives of this case study are 1. Clinicians facing symptoms that are difficult to interpret should exercise caution in diagnosing conversion disorder. 2. Increasing awareness about rare neurological conditions may appear as psychogeni...

Use of subcutaneous immunoglobulin in stiff person syndrome: Case series.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025260
Medicine Aljarallah S, Newsome SD

Mar 26th, 2021 - Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) has been shown to be effective for the treatment of stiff person syndrome (SPS). However, some patients might not tolerate it. We report the tolerability profile of subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) in patients w...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Efficacy and Mechanism of Action of SCIg in Patients With Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03829826

May 14th, 2019 - Study Design:This is a proof of concept observational prospective, open label, study on the safety, efficacy and convenience of treatment with SCIg study of 22 patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Two cohorts of patients within the to...

Rituximab to Treat Stiff Person Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00091897

Aug 31st, 2011 - This study will examine the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the humanized monoclonal antibody Rituximab to induce a clinical and serological remission in patients with Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) associated with high anti-GAD antibodies. Rit...

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News  1 results

NORD Announces 2016 Grant Opportunities
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/113266/rare-diseases/nord-announces-2016-grant-opportunities
Neurology Reviews;

Sep 1st, 2016 - NORD has announced its 2016 requests for proposals for research studies related to the following rare diseases: Alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of the pulmonary veins (ACD/MPV) Appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) Autoim.

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