Stiff leg syndrome and myelitis with anti-amphiphysin antibodies: a common physiopathology?

@article{Chamard2011StiffLS,
  title={Stiff leg syndrome and myelitis with anti-amphiphysin antibodies: a common physiopathology?},
  author={Ludivine Chamard and Eloi Magnin and Eric Berger and Beate Hagenk{\"o}tter and Lucien Rumbach and Marc Bataillard},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={253-5}
}
culty in walking. The symptoms had first appeared 2 weeks earlier. Her medical history included type 2 diabetes treated with metformin and a thyroid goiter treated with surgery and levothyroxine. On clinical examination, she presented permanent hypertonia in the lower limb and bilateral dystonia of the extensor hallucis longus muscles. Intermittent spasms were associated with hypertonia. The spasms lasted several seconds and were spontaneous, painful, and made worse by anxiety and cutaneous… CONTINUE READING

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