Morvan syndrome

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Morvan syndrome

Synonyms: Limbic encephalitis-neuromyotonia-hyperhidrosis-polyneuropathy syndrome | Morvan fibrillary chorea

Morvan syndrome is a rare life-threatening acquired neurologic disease characterized by neuromyotonia dysautonomia and encephalopathy with severe insomnia. Signs involving central (e.g. hallucinations confusion amnesia myoclonus) autonomic (e.g. variations in blood pressure hyperhidrosis) and peripheral (e.g. painful cramps myokymia) hyperactivity as well as systemic manifestations (such as weight loss pruritus fever) are reported. Thymoma is present in some cases.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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