Stiff person syndrome.

  title={Stiff person syndrome.},
  author={Shahrzad Hadavi and Alastair John Noyce and R David Leslie and Gavin Giovannoni},
  journal={Practical neurology},
  volume={11 5},
Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is a rare disorder, characterised by fluctuating rigidity and stiffness of the axial and proximal lower limb muscles, with superimposed painful spasms and continuous motor unit activity on electromyography. Although rare in general neurology practice, once observed it is unforgettable. The general neurologist may see only one or two cases during his or her career and as such it remains underdiagnosed. Left untreated, SPS symptoms can progress to cause significant… CONTINUE READING
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