Sjogren’s syndrome related sensory motor neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy: A Case report
Keywords:sjogrens, neuropathy, NCS, EMG, biopsy
Neurologic involvement has been reported in primary Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) in approximately 10–25% of cases 1, 2, 3. Peripheral neuropathy is a major neurological manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome 4 and its etiology has been considered to be vasculitis in the peripheral nerves 2. While neuropathic symptoms of SS can be varied, it is unusual to have two different types of neuropathic presentations simultaneously in a patient. We describe a case of Sjogren’s syndrome presenting with autonomic symptoms who was noted to have large fiber neuropathy on EMG and inflammatory changes on nerve biopsy.
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