Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) is considered to be an uncommon variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome. The disease is clinically characterized by acute ataxia of limbs, areflexia and ophthalmoplegia, although the set of symptoms and signs can be quite heterogeneous, with a benign and monophasic course. We describe a case of recurrent MFS where there have been four clinical episodes occurred with complete remission after each relapse. Last recurrence was treated with oral steroids. The reported frequency of recurrent MFS in literature is variable as well as the best treatment in these cases. We add a new case treated with steroid and we perform a review of the literature.

Barbato, F., Di Paolantonio, A., Distefano, M., Mastrorosa, A., Sabatelli, M., Servidei, S., Luigetti, M., Recurrent miller fisher: a new case report and a literature review, <<LA CLINICA TERAPEUTICA>>, 2017; 168 (3): e208-e213. [doi:10.7417/CT.2017.2008] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/112019]

Recurrent miller fisher: a new case report and a literature review

Barbato, Francesco;Di Paolantonio, Andrea;Mastrorosa, A;Sabatelli, M;Servidei, S;Luigetti, M
2017

Abstract

Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) is considered to be an uncommon variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome. The disease is clinically characterized by acute ataxia of limbs, areflexia and ophthalmoplegia, although the set of symptoms and signs can be quite heterogeneous, with a benign and monophasic course. We describe a case of recurrent MFS where there have been four clinical episodes occurred with complete remission after each relapse. Last recurrence was treated with oral steroids. The reported frequency of recurrent MFS in literature is variable as well as the best treatment in these cases. We add a new case treated with steroid and we perform a review of the literature.
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Barbato, F., Di Paolantonio, A., Distefano, M., Mastrorosa, A., Sabatelli, M., Servidei, S., Luigetti, M., Recurrent miller fisher: a new case report and a literature review, <>, 2017; 168 (3): e208-e213. [doi:10.7417/CT.2017.2008] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/112019]
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