Stiff-person syndrome presenting as eating disorder: a case report.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To report a case of a 35-year-old female initially treated for anorexia nervosa who was found to have Stiff-Person Syndrome (SPS). METHOD Case report. RESULTS The patient reported panic attacks at meal times that were found to consist of tetanic contractions of the axial musculature. Swallowing initiated reflexive painful muscle spasms that… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/eat.20794

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