Transient neurological symptoms preceding...

Cerebellar ataxia (CA) is one of the main immunemediated neurological syndromes associated with antibodies against glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD-Abs), along with stiff-person syndrome (SPS) and limbic encephalitis (LE).  A prompt diagnosis and treatment of patients with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia (CA) with antibodies against glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD-Abs) may lead to a better prognosis.

However, the clinical features other than cerebellar syndrome remain not fully described, and therefore, patients are usually diagnosed and treated with long delays. They report prodromal transient neurological symptoms that should raise clinical suspicion of CA with GAD-Abs.

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