Spastic paraparesis and sensory neuropathy.

  title={Spastic paraparesis and sensory neuropathy.},
  author={Silvia N Tenembaum and Ricardo C Reisin and Ana L{\'i}a Taratuto and Natalio Fejerman},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={19 5},
A 12-year-old developed a slowly progressive spastic gait at the age of 3. A marked loss of pain and temperature sensations led to a mutilating acropathy starting at age 5. Electrodiagnostic studies revealed a symmetric, axonal, predominantly sensory neuropathy, and magnetic resonance imaging ruled out compression of spinal cord. Sural nerve biopsy… CONTINUE READING