ACRODYSTROPHIC NEUROPATHY & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "Acrodystrophic Neuropathy"?
Acrodystrophic neuropathy, also known as Morvan disease, is a rare autoimmune defect characterized by muscle malignancies, severe cramps, myotonia, delirium & insomnia. There are only about 14 recorded cases of the illness disease since it was first discovered.
Symptoms & Signs
The signs of acrodystrophic neuropathy are disordered sleep, cramps, hallucinastions, hyperhidrosis, muscle weakness & extreme pain in the long muscles. In some cases, breathing difficulties are present.
Treatment: How to Treat "Acrodystrophic Neuropathy"?
There is no specific treatment yet for the disease. Medications such as azathioprine & prednisolone have been found effective in reducing the symptoms E10of the illness.
The disease is a result of other autoimmune disorders that cause damages to the central nervous system.
The disease can be detected by monitoring of the symptoms exhibited by the patient.