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Susac syndrome and multifocal motor neuropathy first manifesting in pregnancy.
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PMID:  23521040     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Susac Syndrome (SS) and multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) are rare autoimmune neurological conditions which can affect women of childbearing years. The effect of pregnancy on these disorders is poorly characterised. We report a case of SS first manifesting in pregnancy with challenges in diagnosis and management and a poor clinical outcome, and a case of MMN manifesting in pregnancy then relapsing in a subsequent pregnancy. A summary of other cases in the literature and the postulated underlying immune mechanisms is presented.
Authors:
Zara A Ioannides; Caroline Airey; Narelle Fagermo; Stefan Blum; Pamela A McCombe; Robert J Henderson
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1479-828X     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0001027     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013 The Authors ANZJOG © 2013 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Affiliation:
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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