Pure Autonomic Failure.

  title={Pure Autonomic Failure.},
  author={Pariwat Thaisetthawatkul},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={16 8},
Pure autonomic failure (PAF) is a rare sporadic neurodegenerative autonomic disorder characterized by slowly progressive pan autonomic failure without other features of neurologic dysfunctions. The main clinical symptoms result from neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and urinary and gastrointestinal autonomic dysfunctions. Autonomic failure in PAF is caused by neuronal degeneration of pre- and postganglionic sympathetic and parasympathetic neurons in the thoracic spinal cord and paravertebral… CONTINUE READING