Term:Stiff-Person syndrome
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Definition:A condition characterized by persistent spasms (SPASM) involving multiple muscles, primarily in the lower limbs and trunk. The illness tends to occur in the fourth to sixth decade of life, presenting with intermittent spasms that become continuous. Minor sensory stimuli, such as noise and light touch, precipitate severe spasms. Spasms do not occur during sleep and only rarely involve cranial muscles. Respiration may become impaired in advanced cases. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1492; Neurology 1998 Jul;51(1):85-93)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Congenital Stiff-Man Syndromes;   Congenital Stiff-Person Syndrome;   Congenital Stiff-Person Syndromes;   Moersch Woltmann Syndrome;   SPS;   Startle Syndrome;   Startle Syndromes;   Stiff Man Syndrome;   Stiff-Baby Syndrome;   Stiff-Baby Syndromes;   congenital stiff-man syndrome;   stiff-trunk syndrome;   stiff-trunk syndromes;   stiffman syndrome
 primary_id: MESH:D016750
 alt_id: OMIM:184850;   RDO:0006991
 xref: GARD:5023
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Hsd17b4 hydroxysteroid (17-beta) dehydrogenase 4 JBrowse link 18 44,810,462 44,897,677 RGD:10411898
G Trak1 trafficking kinesin protein 1 JBrowse link 8 129,946,596 130,106,382 RGD:13592920

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  disease 14823
    disease of anatomical entity 13997
      Immune & Inflammatory Diseases 3007
        immune system disease 2440
          hypersensitivity reaction disease 1488
            autoimmune hypersensitivity disease 1197
              autoimmune disease of the nervous system 403
                Stiff-Person syndrome 2
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