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Hypoventilation in glycine-receptor antibody related progressive encephalomyelitis, rigidity and myoclonus.

Abstract:

Glycine receptor (GlyR) antibodies have been identified in patients with rigidity and hyperekplexia, but the clinical phenotype associated with these antibodies has not been fully elucidated. The clinical features in two additional patients with GlyR antibodies are described. A 55-year-old man presented with stimulus-induced hyperekplexia and rigidity in the lower limbs and trunk. He initially responded to benzodiazepines, but presented after 18 months with severe, painful, prolonged spasms a...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2013.07.014

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Roxburgh, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Cleland, J More by this author
Jeffery, O More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
876-878
Publication date:
2014-05-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:16990b26-0ec8-4a00-ab04-529d3fc26e3f
Source identifiers:
446654
Local pid:
pubs:446654

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