Effect of steroid treatment in cerebeIlar ataxia associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies

Virgilio, R.; Corti, S.; Agazzi, P.; Santoro, D.; Lanfranconi, S.; Candelise, L.; Bresolin, N.; Comi, G. P.; Bersano, A.
January 2009
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan2009, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p95
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 76-year-old man with subacute progressive gait instability and loss of fluency of movement execution. He was presented with difficulties in swallowing, incoordination of four limbs, and slurred speech. The patient's first neurological examination depicts severe dysarthria, nystagmus, and bilateral dysmetria. The article discusses information of glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) and cerebral ataxia.


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