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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 131-133

Adult-onset Satoyoshi syndrome and response to plasmapheresis

1 Department of Neurology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
2 Department of Neurology, Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
3 Neuroimmunology Laboratory, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
P R Srijithesh
Department of Neurology, Badr Al Samaa Hospital, PB No: 443, C 112, Ruwi, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.160002

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Satoyoshi syndrome is a rare disease characterized by alopecia, recurrent muscle spasms, diarrhea, and skeletal abnormalities Adult-onset disease is reported only in five patients. Most of the reports have not characterized the nature of muscle spasm in the disease. In this paper, we report the first case of adult-onset Satoyoshi syndrome from India and the clinical and electrophysiological response to plasmapheresis.

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