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Stiff-person syndrome with vitiligo

Stiff-person syndrome with vitiligo

This woman with autoimmune vitiligo exhibits severe stiff-person syndrome. The examiner is unable to bend her knees. The patient is unable to stand unassisted or take a step. She partially improves after spinal anesthesia. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Anti-IgLON5 disease
  • Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis
  • Antibody-mediated epilepsies
  • Autoimmune retinopathies (Unusual retinopathies)
  • Autoimmune retinopathy and scleritis
  • Endocrine neuroimmunology
  • Hashimoto encephalopathy
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
  • Movement disorders associated with autoimmune encephalitis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neurologic complications of celiac disease
  • Nonparaneoplastic autoimmune cerebellar diseases
  • Outpatient rehabilitation of chronic neurologic conditions
  • Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis
  • Polyendocrine autoimmune syndrome (Endocrine neuroimmunology)
  • Principles of rehabilitation of patients with neurologic disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Vitiligo
  • West Nile virus
  • autoimmune disorders