'Stiff-man syndrome' in an adolescent

M. Daras, A. J. Spiro

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A 16-year-old boy with stiff-man syndrome is described because the condition rarely occurs in this age group. Diagnosis, by appropriate electrodiagnostic studies, is important because stiff-man syndrome is easily treated with high doses of diazepam.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)725-726
Number of pages2
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Daras, M., & Spiro, A. J. (1981). 'Stiff-man syndrome' in an adolescent. Pediatrics, 67(5), 725-726.