Stiff person syndrome and myasthenia gravis

Neurol India. 2002 Mar;50(1):98-100.

Abstract

Association of stiff person syndrome, an immune related disorder of anterior horn cells and myasthenia gravis an endplate disorder with similar pathogenesis, is rare. This communication documents this association in the Indian literature for the first time.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Diazepam / therapeutic use
  • Electrophysiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Muscle Relaxants, Central / therapeutic use
  • Myasthenia Gravis / complications*
  • Myasthenia Gravis / drug therapy
  • Neostigmine / therapeutic use
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome / complications*
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome / drug therapy
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome / physiopathology

Substances

  • Muscle Relaxants, Central
  • Neostigmine
  • Diazepam