Cerebellar ataxia associated to anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody (anti-GAD): partial improvement with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.

@article{Pedroso2011CerebellarAA,
  title={Cerebellar ataxia associated to anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody (anti-GAD): partial improvement with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.},
  author={J L Pedroso and Pedro Braga-Neto and L{\'i}via Almeida Dutra and O G P Barsottini},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={993}
}
CASE A 51 year-old man presented to our hospital with nine-years history of progressive gait instability, difficulty walking and insulin dependent diabetes. Family history was unremarkable. On examination, there was ataxic gait, severe limb and trunk ataxia, and dysarthria. He scored 65 in International Cooperative Ataxia Rating Scale (ICARS) and 20 in… CONTINUE READING