Anti-Hu syndrome: A rare presentation and a very difficult decision

Ursula Schulz, Bryce Randalls, Carl Edward Counsell

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Abstract

Anti-Hu syndrome is the most commonly recognised paraneoplastic condition, typically characterised by a sensory neuropathy or a cerebellar syndrome.1,2 We have recently looked after a patient who—unusually—presented with a rapidly progressive motor syndrome, who was both a diagnostic and an ethical challenge.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-341
Number of pages6
JournalPractical Neurology
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007

Keywords

  • antibodies
  • diagnosis, differential
  • electromyography
  • female
  • Hu paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis antigens
  • humans
  • middle aged
  • paraneoplastic polyneuropathy

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