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Rituximab improves not only back stiffness but also "stiff eyes" in stiff person syndrome: Implications for immune-mediated treatment.

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Summary of "Rituximab improves not only back stiffness but also "stiff eyes" in stiff person syndrome: Implications for immune-mediated treatment."

Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is usually characterized by truncal muscle rigidity and episodic painful spasms, but it sometimes appears with ocular symptoms called "stiff eyes". We recorded saccade movements in an SPS patient manifesting with "stiff eyes" conditions with slow saccade velocity and evaluated the effect of immunotherapy including rituximab on saccade parameters.

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Name: Journal of the neurological sciences
ISSN: 1878-5883
Pages: 116506

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