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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2006;24(4): 381-384.
항 GD1b 1g G 항체와 연관된 급성 감각신경병증
박현영, 신대수 장 혁 김요식 조광호
원광대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실, 원광의과학연구소
Acute Sensory Neuropathy Associated with anti-GD1b Ig G Antibody
Hyun-Young Park,
Department of Neurology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Wonkwang Medical Science Research Center, Iksan, Korea
Acute sensory neuropathy (ASN) is rare and is characterized by acute onset of sensory ataxia, loss of deep tendon reflexes and impaired vibratory and joint position sensations. Similar to Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) with prominent sensory ataxia, a few cases of ASN associated with antiganglioside antibodies have been reported. This suggests that a common autoimmue mechanism operates in some cases of ASN and of GBS with sensory ataxia. We report a patient with ASN associated with anti-GD1b IgG antibody. KeyWords:Sensory neuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Anti-GD1b antibody