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Stiff person syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Morsch Woltman syndrome
  • SPS
  • Stiff man syndrome
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  • I have been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome. In many ways it feels like an accurate assessment of my condition, better than numerous alternatives which were considered, but not across the board, in terms of what I have been reading. Are there any criteria which are necessary and sufficient, even overall convincing, to confirm the diagnosis? Click here for answer

  • My husband and son have been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome. I am concerned about my other son and my grandson. Is there genetic testing for stiff person syndrome? Click here for answer

  • A loved one has been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome. How can I learn more about treatments and clinical trials? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Morsch Woltman syndrome
  • SPS
  • Stiff man syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.