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Stiff-person syndrome (2)

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Stiff-person syndrome (2)

This 49-year-old woman has marked extensor spasm of her left leg. Gait is slow and deliberate. Viewed from the back, vitiligo and extreme paraspinal muscle spasm are well demonstrated. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)

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  • Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis
  • Antibody-mediated epilepsies
  • Autoimmune retinopathies (Unusual retinopathies)
  • Autoimmune retinopathy and scleritis
  • Endocrine neuroimmunology
  • Hashimoto encephalopathy
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
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  • Myasthenia gravis
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  • Nonparaneoplastic autoimmune cerebellar diseases
  • Outpatient rehabilitation of chronic neurologic conditions
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  • Polyendocrine autoimmune syndrome (Endocrine neuroimmunology)
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  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
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