Acute ataxic neuropathy: a clinical, electrophysiological and morphological study.

Sensory ataxia as the chief manifestation of acute neuropathy is rather rare. Of the 224 cases of acute polyneuropathy seen over 6 years (1984-1990) only 10 patients (M:F 3:7) had disabling ataxia as the presenting feature. Their ages ranged from 14-61 years. Antecedent febrile illness was present in 6 patients and the peak deficit evolved over 2-25 days… CONTINUE READING