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Title: Steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT) presenting with pure cerebellar ataxia
Authors: Pichet Termsarasab
Yuvadee Pitakpatapee
Steven J. Frucht
Prachaya Srivanitchapoom
NYU Langone Medical Center
Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2018
Citation: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements. Vol.8, (2018)
Abstract: © 2018 Termsarasab et al. Background: Myoclonus and tremor are common movement disorder phenomenologies in steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT). Pure ataxia without encephalopathy has rarely been reported. Case report: We report 21- and 40-year-old females who presented with subacute pure ataxia without encephalopathy. After immunotherapies, both exhibited initial improvement of ataxia, and subsequently remained in plateau phase. Discussion: This treatable disorder should be added to the differential diagnoses of progressive cerebellar ataxia, and anti-thyroid peroxidase and antithyroglobulin should be considered as part of the workup. It is crucial not to misdiagnose SREAT presenting with pure cerebellar ataxia as degenerative or spinocerebellar ataxia.
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http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/47138
ISSN: 21608288
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