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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 116-118

Neuropathy similar to Miller Fisher syndrome associated with primary Sjogren's syndrome: Response to intravenous immunoglobulins


1 Departments of Neurology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Turkey
2 Departments of Pathology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Emine Genc
Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Department of Neurology, Konya - 42080
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.25985

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There is a diverse clinical spectrum of peripheral nervous system involvement in Sjogren's syndrome (SS). Most of the peripheral neuropathies in SS are typically sensory. In this report, we present a case who showed signs similar to those of the Miller Fisher variant of Guillain Barre syndrome, associated with SS. The patient demonstrated a rapid improvement both clinically and electrophysiologically, after high dose intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.


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