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Need info about stiff persons syndrome please?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Stiff Man syndrome: Stiff person syndrome (sps) (or stiff-man syndrome; also known as moersch-woltman condition) is a rare neurologic disorder of unknown etiology characterized by progressive rigidity and stiffness, primarily of the axial musculature, that is superimposed by spasms, resulting in postural deformities. There are also sub-variants: stiff baby syndrome and stiff limb syndrome.
Answered on Jan 16, 2013
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