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Case 59: Small Fiber Neuropathy and Autonomic Failure with Elevated Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Antibodies 

Case 59: Small Fiber Neuropathy and Autonomic Failure with Elevated Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Antibodies
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Case 59: Small Fiber Neuropathy and Autonomic Failure with Elevated Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Antibodies
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Peter Novak

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10.1093/med/9780190889227.003.0064
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date: 01 April 2020

This case demonstrates severe autonomic failure associated with autoimmune small fiber neuropathy that was positive for elevated voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC) antibodies. Adrenergic autonomic failure is associated with orthostatic hypotension. Low cerebral blood flow velocity during the tilt was associated with cerebral vasoconstriction.

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