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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1991;15(3):361-366.
Rehabilitation of subacute sensory neuropathy: a case report.
Kim, Jin Ho , Han, Tai Ryoon , Chung, Sun Gun , Paik, Nam Jong
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine
아급성 감각 신경증(Subacute Sensory Neuropathy)의 재활 증례 보고
김진호, 한태륜, 정선근, 백남종
서울대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

Subacute sensory neuropathy (SSN) is clinically well defined paraneoplastic syndrome. But there is few reports about SSN that is not associated with malignancy. The authors experienced a case of SSN without evidence of malignancy and report the case with clinical, pathologic and electrophysiologic findings.

The patients presents with profound impairment of kinesthetic sense, mild dysfunction of cutaneous sense, and sparing of motor fuction and with pseudoathetoid involuntary movements of the extremities. She was bed-ridden and totally dependent in self in self care activity before starting rehabilitation process. After about one month of rehabilitation process, she achieved independent ADL and transfer activities. Until now there is no evidence of malignancy with more than 2 years follow up.

Key Words: Subacute sensory neuropathy, Paraneoplastic neurologic syndrome


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