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Are there any new treatments for stiff person syndrome?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not really
This curious and devastating autoimmune disease was newly-discovered when i was in medical school, and is very challenging for both patient and physician.
You probably know much more about it than most doctors do. There's a helpful article at medscape http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1172135-treatment good luck and don't give up hope.

In brief: Not really
This curious and devastating autoimmune disease was newly-discovered when i was in medical school, and is very challenging for both patient and physician.
You probably know much more about it than most doctors do. There's a helpful article at medscape http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1172135-treatment good luck and don't give up hope.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Ester Kwok
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: SPS
Treatments include immune-modulating therapies such as ivig (intravenous immune-globulin) and plasmapheresis; pharmacological therapy, patient and staff education, behavioral and physical therapy.
Benzodiazepines and other gaba-acting medications remain essential to managing the stiffness and spasms of sps.

In brief: SPS
Treatments include immune-modulating therapies such as ivig (intravenous immune-globulin) and plasmapheresis; pharmacological therapy, patient and staff education, behavioral and physical therapy.
Benzodiazepines and other gaba-acting medications remain essential to managing the stiffness and spasms of sps.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Although SPS is a serious potentially life-threatening disease, and some of the treatments have serious potential side effects; the course of SPS is variable. There are patients who, with proper treatment, are able to return to activities they enjoy.
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