Introduction: Stiff-Person Syndrome
A very rare autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system
causing various symptoms, but also sometimes diabetes.
The patient usually has anti-GAD antibodies,
and about half get a type of secondary diabetes from SMS.
Stiff-Person Syndrome: Stiff-person syndrome is a rare progressive neurological disorder characterized by constant painful contractions and spasms of voluntary muscles, particularly the muscles of the back and upper legs. 1
Researching symptoms of Stiff-Person Syndrome: Further information about the symptoms of Stiff-Person Syndrome is available including a list of symptoms of Stiff-Person Syndrome, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Treatments for Stiff-Person Syndrome: Various information is available about treatments available for Stiff-Person Syndrome, current research about Stiff-Person Syndrome treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.
Statistics and Stiff-Person Syndrome:
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prevalence and incidence statistics for Stiff-Person Syndrome,
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1. excerpt from NINDS Stiff-Person Syndrome Information Page: NINDS
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