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Acute sensory ataxic neuropathy

Disease definition

A rare variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome characterized by acute onset monophasic sensory neuropathy with diminished or absent tendon reflexes, loss of proprioception, positive Romberg sign and nerve conduction features of demyelination. It presents several weeks after acute infection with paresthesias, ataxia and neuropathic pain.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • ASAN
    • Acute sensory ataxic GBS
    • Acute sensory ataxic Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: G61.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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